DORSET Police are dealing with a case of domestic violence every hour of the day.

Officers receive on average 700 reports of domestic abuse per month across the county and have dealt with more than 36,000 incidents of domestic violence in the last five years.

Figures obtained by the Dorset Echo under the Freedom of Information Act revealed the shocking figures which soared last year.

Reported by the Dorset Echo. You can read the full story here. 

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