Westbourne victim ‘stabbed and sprayed with bleach’


A SUSPECT is set to appear in court today (September 29) charged with wounding with intent to commit grievous bodily harm.

Alan Patrick Brown, 43, of Churcher Road, Westbourne, is due to appear before Crawley magistrates.

A spokesman from Sussex Police said: “Shortly before 8pm on Saturday (September 27) police were called to Churcher Road, Westbourne, near Emsworth, to a report of a man having been stabbed and sprayed with bleach.

“The 59-year-old was taken to St Richard’s Hospital, Chichester, but later released after treatment.”

Police appealed for anyone who saw what happened or has other information about the incident to email 101@sussex.pnn.police.uk or phone 101, quoting serial 1395 of September 27.

Alternatively contact the independent charity Crimestoppers free and anonymously on 0800 555 111.