LOCAL NEWS: Police update on reported stabbing outside Magna Academy in Poole


Dorset Police have issued an update on a reported stabbing that took place in Adastral Road outside Magna Academy on Friday 7 August 2020. 

Police were called to the scene at 6.11am on Friday 7 August 2020 and a local man in his thirties was taken to hospital with injuries. His condition was not considered to be serious.

After making further enquiries and conducting a thorough investigation at the scene of the incident, a 40 year-old man from Poole was arrested on suspicion of attempted murder but has since been released on bail while police continue their investigation. 

Police also arrested a 29 year-old woman on suspicion of grievous bodily harm but she too has been released on bail. 

Detective Inspector Amy Burbidge, of Bournemouth CID, said: “We are continuing to investigate this incident, which occurred in the area of Adastral Road, Warburton Road and Ashdown Close.

“I would like to renew my appeal for anyone who witnessed what happened or any passing motorists who may have captured relevant dashcam footage to please get in touch.”

If you have any information that may help the police with their enquiries, please contact them by phoning 101 and quoting incident reference 7:62. Alternatively, you can email them or visit their website. If you would prefer to provide information anonymously, you can do so by calling Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 or visit their website


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