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Bournemouth murder: Suspect, 18, held after man fatally stabbed

image captionA police forensics tent has been set up in St Swithun's Road

A murder inquiry is under way following the death of a man who was stabbed in a street.

The 20-year-old victim was knifed in the chest in St Swithun's Road, Bournemouth, just after 22:00 GMT on Saturday.

He was taken to hospital but died later. His next of kin have been informed.

An 18-year-old, from the town, has been arrested on suspicion of murder.

A cordon has been put in place at the scene of the stabbing of the man, who was also from Bournemouth.

Det Ch Insp Richard Dixey, of Dorset Police, said: "We are making extensive enquiries to establish the full circumstances of the incident.

"I am appealing for anyone who has witnessed the alleged assault and has not yet spoken to police to please come forward."

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