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Dorset Police officer headbutted in Weymouth fight

A police officer was headbutted as he tried to break up a town centre fight between five people.

The male officer was taken to hospital for treatment after responding to the incident in St Mary Street, Weymouth, on Sunday morning.

A local man, 23, was arrested on suspicion of assaulting a police officer and later bailed.

Two men and a woman, aged in their 20s and from the Weymouth area, were held on suspicion of affray and bailed.

Police want to speak to a man and woman who were stood outside a nearby taxi office moments after the fracas.

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