TWO men will appear in court today charged in connection with a stabbing.

Akeem Adebayo, 23, a shop worker of Colindale, London, was charged this morning with attempted murder and possession of cocaine with intent to supply.

He will appear at Crawley Magistrates’ Court today.

He was remanded in custody to appear by video link at Portsmouth Crown Court on April 12.

Ian Hemmens, 80, retired, of Bognor Road, Chichester, has been charged with assisting an offender.

He was arrested on Monday afternoon and was bailed to appear at Worthing Magistrates’ Court on April 9.

The investigation into the stabbing of a 28-year-old Bognor man in Marine Park Gardens on Sunday afternoon continues.

Detective Inspector Alan Pack said: “This remains a live investigation and I would be grateful if anyone with information, to get in touch.

"We will be back at Marine Park Gardens to complete a fingertip search and there will be extra police patrols.”

The victim remains in a stable condition in hospital.

Call 101 quoting Operation Halibut.