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Taxi driver confronted by man with hammer in Bournemouth

Dorset Police responded to a report involving a taxi driver and a man wielding a sledgehammer in Yeomans Road, Bournemouth.

The incident unfolded on Thursday 20 June 2024, with a verbal confrontation between the driver of a white taxi and the man holding the hammer.

According to the Bournemouth Echo, a Dorset Police spokesperson said the man left the scene after the heated exchange. Officers swiftly arrived and conducted a search of the area.

The man was found, and the sledgehammer was confiscated.

Authorities expressed concerns for the individual’s welfare and ensured he received necessary care. Investigations into the incident are still in progress.


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