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A 23-year-old man arrested in Bournemouth on suspicion of incitement to riot has been bailed until early September.
A force spokesman said he was arrested on the afternoon of Tuesday 9th August: ''following reports of information being forwarded by an electronic device regarding a potential planned disorder in the town centre''.
Dorset had extra patrols on the street that evening. It also sent officers to Bristol, who then travelled to Gloucester to help police there overnight.
However Assistant Chief Constable Adrian Whiting said: ''Our priorities are to protect people and property in Dorset, clearly demonstrated by this arrest.
''The people of Dorset can be reassured that anyone suspected of committing such offences will be investigated and, if appropriate, rigorously pursued through the criminal justice system.''
Officers say they're closely monitoring the situation in Dorset and it's been all quiet so far but anyone who has any information should contact them.
Dorset officers - an inspector, three sergeants and 21 police constables - will go to London on August 10th to support the Met.
They say it will not affect policing in Dorset.
"Safer Neighbourhood Teams are at the heart of our communities - monitoring local tensions and listening and understanding members of the public to ensure that Dorset is safe and feels safe. Our partners and communities are telling us that they are appalled by the events they have seen in the news and it is vital that they report to us any information about disorder that they may come across in Dorset.
"Our thoughts are with our colleagues elsewhere in the country, and those members of the public affected by the disorder, during this difficult time."
Members of the public should contact Dorset Police on 999 in an emergency – when life is in danger or a crime is in progress – or on 01202/01305 22 22 22 with any information.
The latest updates are being provided to the public via Twitter
Officers from Hampshire have also been deployed, there's been no trouble in the neighbouring county either.
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