A man has been arrested in connection with an alleged assault in Weymouth that left a man seriously injured.
It was reported that between 12am and 1.30am on Saturday 6 January 2024 a man aged in his 40s was struck in the face with a glass bottle as he was walking on the Rodwell Trail, close to the basketball courts in Parr Way.
The man was taken to hospital for treatment to serious facial injuries and sadly has lost the use of his eyesight in one eye.
Following enquiries by officers, a 29-year-old Weymouth man was arrested on suspicion of inflicting grievous bodily harm with intent. He has been released under investigation as the investigation continues.
Officers are continuing to appeal for witnesses or anyone with information to contact Dorset Police at www.dorset.police.uk or by calling 101, quoting occurrence number 55240007620. Alternatively, independent charity Crimestoppers can be contacted anonymously online at Crimestoppers-uk.org or by calling Freephone 0800 555 111.