Criminal Injury

Man has to pay £4k compensation for punching friend in the face whilst drunk

A 61 year old man has been ordered to pay £4,000 after punching his female companion in the face during a drunken row. The circumstances leading up to the altercation involve an evening out with his friend and then they returned back to his friend’s house where an argument broke out resulting in the defendant striking the woman in the mouth. (more…)

Bouncer receives 6 month suspended sentence for assault

A bouncer who physically assaulted a drunk man causing actual bodily harm has been given a six month suspended sentence and ordered to pay £250 in compensation. (more…)

Man charged with injuring two people by driving dangerously and a third teenager with GBH

A 34 year old man has been charged with causing grievous bodily harm with intent to two men and assault on a third man after an incident happened in October last year. (more…)

Pub assault leaves 2 men traumatised

Sadly, violence in public houses and clubs is becoming increasingly common. Where large amounts of alcohol is consumed and large numbers of people socialise, the chances of an assault taking place can be high. (more…)

Man sustains ‘nasty’ head injury after altercation on train platform

A man in his 50s was punched and fell onto train tracks after getting into an argument with a younger man who refused to put his cigarette out. (more…)

Young man assaulted, robbed and left for dead

Police are investigating a criminal incident after a 19 year old man was assaulted and robbed on a busy street. The robbery happened in the early hours between 3.20 – 3.30am when the young man was approached by two men. (more…)

Man left with brain injury after street assault

A man in his late 30s has been left for dead in a street, bloodied and beaten in the early hours of the morning. He had clearly been assaulted and appeared to have sustained a traumatic head injury and was rushed to Hospital. (more…)

Drivers in Dorset are seeing red!

Recent figures reveal that police have been called to deal with over 119 criminal incidents caused by road rage in the last three years. Insurance comparison website, Confused.com, conducted a national survey into road rage with some revealing findings. The figures show that a fifth of those involved in a road rage incident said it progressed into a physical assault. (more…)

City centre violence causes misery

A student was deliberately tripped over by a group of men and then was punched,  just as he got up and walked away, so hard that he was knocked unconscious, hitting his head of the pavement.

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Man assaulted on Christmas day left critically ill

A 49 year old man was assaulted by three other men aged 29, 30 and 51 who have now been arrested on assault charges.

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