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Two charged with attack on student in Brighton in 2017

News   •   Jul 05, 2019 16:22 BST

Two people have been charged in connection with an attack on a South Korean student in 2017 in Brighton.

On Sunday, October 15, 2017, a 20-year-old South Korean man was assaulted in North Street, suffering facial injuries.

Officers have been investigating the assault and have now charged two people; Louis Barrett, 19, a bricklayer of Temple Grove, Burgess Hill has been charged with a racially aggravated assault and using racially aggravated words intended to cause harassment, alarm or distress, and a 17-year-old boy from Haywards Heath has been charged with attempted GBH with intent.

They will both appear at Crawley Magistrates’ Court on July 17.

Author: Jenni Nuttall
Ref: SXP
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