Teenage boy arrested for attempted murder over Brighton city centre stabbing

Teenager set for court over Dean Street stabbing

Teenager set for court over Dean Street stabbing

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A teenager has been charged with attempted murder after two women were stabbed in their own home.

Connah Smith, of Vernon Terrace in Brighton, is facing two charges of attempted murder and false imprisonment of two woman aged 21 and 20 following an incident that began on Saturday night and continued into Sunday.

The two girls were injured following a domestic dispute in Dean Street in Brighton and 19-year-old Smith is known to one of the women.

He will appear before Brighton magistrates tomorrow.

The women were treated for stab wounds at the Royal Sussex County Hospital in Brighton, after they flagged down a police car in Western Road just after 3.15am on Sunday.

Their injuries are not life-threatening and they have now been released from hospital.

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