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Arrests after Bournemouth town centre stabbing

Old Christchurch Road
Image caption Police were called to reports of a disturbance in Old Christchurch Road

A man in his 30s has been seriously injured in a stabbing at an address in Bournemouth.

Police were called shortly after 06:30 GMT to reports of a disturbance in Old Christchurch Road.

The victim sustained wounds to his back and is in a serious but not life-threatening condition, police said.

A 23-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of wounding with intent and a man aged 26 was detained for alleged assault.

Both men are from Bournemouth and are known to the victim, detectives said.

The building where the attack took place has been cordoned off.

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