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Serious Attack In Poole
Police have cordoned off a house in Poole after a serious attack on a woman in her 20s.
Officers say they were called to Bournemouth Road in Parkstone just after 8am. They've been speaking to neighbours to try and find out what happened.
Dorset Police haven't given any further details but would only say:
"At 8.15am today, Friday 23 November 2012, police received of a report of a serious assault on a woman in her twenties at an address along Bournemouth Road in Poole.
"The investigation is in its early stages and a cordon is in place for the examination of the scene."
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