Dorset teenager seriously hurt in fight

A teenage boy has been arrested after a 16-year-old was left with a serious head injury in a fight in Dorset.

Police were called to the arcade near the Mowlem Theatre in Shore Road, Swanage, just after 01:00 GMT.

Officers found a boy with serious head injuries and he was taken to hospital in Poole. He was later transferred to a neurological unit in Southampton.

A 17-year-old boy, from Lytchett Matravers, has been arrested and is being questioned by police.

The 16-year-old boy was described as being in a serious but stable condition.

Shore Road has been closed for several hours while investigations are carried out.

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