A TEENAGER has been charged on suspicion of a bottle attack.

It follows a report that a 16-year-old boy was struck in the face in Portland Road in Hove on Saturday at 11.15pm.

He needed “lengthy surgery” in hospital.

The suspect, also aged 16, who cannot be named for legal reasons, was charged with inflicting grievous bodily harm with intent.

He appeared at Brighton Magistrates’ Court on Tuesday, August 4, and has been bailed subject to conditions to appear before Worthing Youth Court on Thursday. Witnesses can report online or call 101, quoting serial 137 of 02/08.

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