Three men arrested after fight in Wareham pub

A man in his 20s from Wareham in Dorset, was taken to hospital with facial injuries after an alleged assault in a pub in the centre of the town.

Dorset Police received a report at 12.25 am on Saturday 27th May 2023 that a man had been assaulted in The Duke of Wellington pub in East Street in Wareham.

Duke of Wellington pub in Wareham
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Three men from Wareham arrested

Following enquiries, a 22-year-old man and two 21-year-old men – all from Wareham – were arrested on suspicion of causing grievous bodily harm.

Two of the men have been released on police bail and the other has been released under investigation while police enquiries continue.

Officers are now appealing for witnesses or anyone with information to come forward.

Police constable Liam Sutherland, of Dorset Police, said:

“I am carrying out an investigation to establish what happened and am keen to hear from anyone with information.

“There may have been a number of people in the pub at the time and I would like to speak to anyone who witnessed the incident and has not already spoken to police.”

Police car in Dorset
Dorset Police

Contact Dorset Police

Anyone with information is asked to contact Dorset Police at or by calling 101, quoting occurrence number 55230081314.

Alternatively, independent charity Crimestoppers can be contacted anonymously online at or by calling Freephone 0800 555 111.

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