A man sustained injuries when he was ‘jabbed with a fork’ in Weymouth.

Police received a report that a man aged in his 30s had been assaulted in the underpass by Westham Bridge.

It was reported that the victim had been jabbed with a fork by another man and had sustained cuts to his ear, shoulder and arm. He was taken to hospital for treatment.

Dorset Police are appealing for witnesses or anyone with information.

It happened at 1.54am on Wednesday, May 29 - but police have only just released the information.

Police Constable Harry Chaplin, of Weymouth police, said: “We are continuing to investigate this incident and I am keen to speak to any witnesses, or anyone who was in the area of Westham Bridge during the early hours of Wednesday 29 May 2024 and saw anything suspicious.

“I would urge anyone with information that might assist our investigation to please come forward.”

Anyone with information is asked to contact Dorset Police at www.dorset.police.uk or by calling 101, quoting occurrence number 55240079815. Alternatively, independent charity Crimestoppers can be contacted anonymously online at Crimestoppers-uk.org or by calling Freephone 0800 555 111.