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Man detained after search in Sherborne

Alert message sent 21/06/2019 19:45:00

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Following a report of an assault that occurred near Waitrose in Sherborne at 1.36pm this afternoon 21/06/19), Sherborne officers were immediately deployed to search the area to locate a male who had allegedly been throwing stones at a member of the public. It was further intimated by the victim that the male was in possession of a knife. A Dorset Police dog unit was also deployed.

While searching the area, police officers were assisted by members of the public and a male was detained at 1.57pm and transported to a Dorset Police custody suite.

Sherborne officers would like to thank those members of the public who assisted.

PCSO 6269 Jones
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Mark Jones (Dorset Police, PCSO 6269, Sherborne Rural)

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