Extra officers and specially-trained staff are starting visits to vulnerable people - as reports tend to increase at Christmas.
Man Charged After Woman Scarred For Life In Poole
Dorset Police have charged a 21-year-old man after a savage attack on a woman that left her needing 62 stiches.
22-year-old Jasmine Real from Poole was attacked at 6.30am on Monday 22 September 2014 at an address in Henbury Close.
Her head was pushed through a glass window following an argument, leaving her with a deep wound to her forehead that needed 62 stitches.
Police say it's likely to cause permanent facial scarring.
Officers were looking for a suspect - 21-year-old Alexander Russell, of no fixed address. He was arrested in Poole yesterday and later charged with GBH with intent.
Detective Constable James Lees, of Bournemouth and Poole CID, said:
"The victim has been left with a serious injury and possible permanent scarring."
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