Appeal launched following reported assault inside Bournemouth nightclub

Alert message sent 28/02/2022 11:27:00

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Detectives are appealing for witnesses to come forward following a reported assault inside a Bournemouth nightclub.

At 1.32am on Sunday 27 February 2022 an altercation occurred between two men in Vinyl club on Fir Vale Road.

It is alleged a 20-year-old man from Sunbury on Thames was assaulted and fell to the floor. He sustained a serious head injury and was taken to hospital for treatment. His condition is described as potentially life-threatening.

A 23-year-old man from Bournemouth has been arrested on suspicion of grievous bodily harm with intent.

Detective Inspector Mark Jenkins, of Bournemouth CID, said: “This incident took place near to the back of the nightclub and I know there were many people inside the venue who may have seen what happened and could assist our investigation. I would urge anyone who did witness the incident to please contact Dorset Police.

“I would also ask that anyone who may have captured all or part of the incident on a mobile phone to please get in touch.”

Anyone with information is asked to contact Dorset Police at, via email or by calling 101, quoting occurrence number 55220032749. Alternatively, independent charity Crimestoppers can be contacted anonymously online at or by calling Freephone 0800 555 111. 
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Julie Heath (Dorset Police, Neighbourhood Alert Officer, Dorset)

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