POLICE investigating a fight in Hove have charged a man.

Ashkan Zahedian, 29, of Bodiham House, Davigdor Road, Hove, is alleged to have been in possession of a machete and to have unlawfully and maliciously wounded a 29-year-old man with intent to cause him grievous bodily harm.

He is to appear before magistrates at Brighton remand court on Thursday.

The fight took place outside The Mixologist bar in Church Road, Hove, on Tuesday.

Two other men, a 52-year-old and a 34-year-old, arrested on suspicion of GBH, and a 30-year-old woman, arrested on suspicion of aiding and abetting actual bodily harm, have all been released on bail until 18 March while enquiries continue.