A TEENAGER has been charged and remanded in custody in connection with a stabbing in a town centre.

Police were called to the incident in East Street, Horsham, at 1.37am on October 2, after a 21-year-old local man suffered stab wounds to the body.

He was taken to hospital for treatment on his injuries that are not believed to be life-threatening.

A 19-year-old man from Horsham was arrested on suspicion of assault occasioning actual bodily harm, theft by finding, possession of a Class A drug and possession of a Class B drug.

He has been released on conditional bail until 2 November, pending further enquiries.

Following the enquiries, police located a fourth suspect, who was arrested in London with the assistance of the Metropolitan Police.

Harvey Beckett, 18, of Burnham Place, Horsham, has been charged with causing grievous bodily harm, possession of a knife in public and possession of a Class B drug.

Beckett has since been charged by police and he has been remanded in custody and is next scheduled to appear before Lewes Crown Court on November 5.

The investigation continues, and anyone with any information is urged to report it online or call 101, quoting Operation Deputy.

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