Man accused of stabbing Dorset police officer remanded

A man has appeared in court charged with the attempted murder of a police officer who was stabbed in Dorset.

The 35-year-old male constable suffered two stab wounds while carrying out inquiries along Surrey Road in Bournemouth on Monday evening.

He is in Poole hospital with non life-threatening injuries, police said.

Michael Edward, 42, of Bournemouth, was remanded in custody by the town's magistrates to reappear before Winchester Crown Court on 2 March.

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