Man charged following head punch assault

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A man has been charged following an assault in Worthing which left the victim with a serious head injury.

The assault in Warwick Street, Worthing happened at around 2am on Saturday, police said.

They added that the victim, a 25-year-old local man, was punched in the back of the head causing him to fall to the ground. He suffered a serious head injury and was taken to hospital where he remains in a stable condition.

Damien Lee, 20, unemployed and of no fixed address was arrested and has been charged with GBH without intent. He has been bailed to appear before Worthing Magistrates Court on October 25.

Witnesses to the assault can email 101@sussex.pnn.police.uk or call 101 quoting Operation Aspro.

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