'Serious attack' victim airlifted to Dorset hospital

A man has been airlifted to hospital in Dorset following a "serious assault".

Police were called by the ambulance service to Alexandra Road in Bridport at about 14:30 GMT on New Year's Eve following reports of an attack.

The 36-year-old man was taken by air ambulance to hospital where he is in a stable condition.

Police are yet to reveal if a weapon was used. Detectives said the offender fled the scene and asked anyone with information to come forward.

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