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Man charged with GBH with intent over Bournemouth stabbing

Scene of police shooting in Bournemouth Image copyright BNPS
Image caption The Independent Office for Police Conduct has urged witnesses to the police operation to get in touch

A man has been charged with causing grievous bodily harm with intent over a stabbing in Bournemouth.

A 24-year-old man was found stabbed in the head, hand and neck in Wimborne Road, Kinson, on 2 August.

Kevin Sherwood, 36, from Poole, appeared before Poole Magistrates' Court earlier.

Police said Mr Sherwood was arrested after officers stopped a black Mercedes, with two men and a woman inside, on Tuesday at 20:30 BST.

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Image caption Kevin Sherwood has been charged with causing grievous bodily harm with intent

The car's driver, a 59-year-old man, was shot in the arm by officers and sustained injuries that are not believed to be life-threatening.

The shooting has been referred to the Independent Office for Police Conduct (IOPC).

Mr Sherwood is due to appear at Bournemouth Crown Court on 6 September.

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