Detectives investigating a disturbance at a pub in Bridport are asking any witnesses to get in touch.

At 10.25pm on Friday 8 September 2023 officers were called to The Greyhound Pub on East Street to reports of a man who was reportedly in possession of a knife and had made threats to others.

A 28-year-old local man was arrested at the scene on suspicion of possession of an offensive weapon and threats to kill. A knife was seized. No one sustained any injuries.

Detective Inspector Rhys Griffiths, of County CID, said: “We have already spoken to a number of people who witnessed this incident in a bid to establish the circumstances. As part of these enquiries I am aware that there were other people who saw what happened and I would ask them to please get in touch with us.”

Anyone with information is asked to contact Dorset Police at or by calling 101, quoting occurrence number 55230142855. Alternatively, independent charity Crimestoppers can be contacted anonymously online at or by calling Freephone 0800 555 111.

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