16 year old charged after man stabbed in Worthing street

Two teenagers from Worthing have been charged after a man was found with stab wounds in the street.

The incident took place in Dominion Road just before 5.20 on Saturday afternoon, police confirmed in a tweet.

The victim was taken to the Royal Sussex County Hospital, Brighton, for treatment and he remains in a stable condition.

Officers swiftly arrested two teenagers in relation to the incident and a third was arrested later in the evening.

Credit: Eddie Mitchell

A 16-year-old boy from Worthing, who cannot be named for legal reasons, has been charged with threatening a person with a blade or sharply pointed article in a public place and for using threatening, abusive, insulting words or behaviour to cause fear or provoke unlawful violence. He will appear at Worthing Youth Court today.

An 18-year-old man from Worthing was arrested on suspicion of conspiring to cause grievous bodily harm with intent. He was released on police bail until 8 November.

A second 18-year-old man from Worthing was also arrested on suspicion of conspiring to cause grievous bodily harm, possession of a knife blade or sharp pointed article in a public place and possession with intent to supply a class A and class B drug. He has been released under investigation.