A man has been charged with attempted murder following a stabbing in Weymouth last weekend.

Following enquiries, a 29-year-old man from Weymouth was arrested and has now been charged with attempted murder, along with attempted robbery, and possession of a knife blade or sharp-pointed article in a public place.

A 20-year-old woman, also from Weymouth, was arrested and has been charged with attempted robbery.

The arrests have been made following an investigation by detectives into an alleged serious assault in Weymouth.

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It is reported that at 12.49am on Saturday, January 27, a man had been found with injuries at an address in the town centre following an altercation that is believed to have occurred in Caroline Place.

Officers attended and a man aged in his 30s was taken to hospital for treatment to suspected stab wounds that were not believed to be life-threatening.

A full investigation into the incident was carried out by detectives from Dorset County CID and cordons were put in place as enquiries were carried out.

Both are due to appear at Poole Magistrates’ Court on Monday 5 February 2024.

A  26-year-old man from Weymouth was also arrested on suspicion of attempted murder and he has been released on police bail as further enquiries are carried out.

Detectives are continuing to ask anyone with information to contact Dorset Police at www.dorset.police.uk or by calling 101, quoting occurrence number 55240013793.

Alternatively, independent charity Crimestoppers can be contacted anonymously online at Crimestoppers-uk.org or by calling Freephone 0800 555 111.