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Two to appear in court in connection with Bognor Regis stabbing

News   •   Mar 12, 2019 10:54 GMT

Two men will appear in court charged with offences in connection with the stabbing of another man in Bognor Regis at the weekend.

Akeem Adebayo, 23, a retail employee of Colindale Avenue, Colindale, London, was charged in the early hours of Tuesday morning with attempted murder and possession with intent to supply cocaine. He was remanded to appear at Crawley Magistrates' Court on Tuesday (March 12).

Ian Hemmens, 80, retired, of Bognor Road, Chichester, who was arrested on Monday afternoon (March 11), has been charged with assisting an offender. He was bailed to appear at Worthing Magistrates' Court on April 9.

The investigation into the stabbing of a 28-year-old man from Bognor Regis in Marine Park Gardens on Sunday afternoon (March 10) continues.

Detective Inspector Alan Pack said: “This remains a live investigation and I would be grateful if anyone with information, who hasn’t previously spoken to us, could please get in touch.

"We will be back at the scene in Marine Park Gardens on Tuesday to complete a fingertip search and there will be extra police patrols to reassure local residents.”

The victim remains in a stable condition in hospital.

Anyone with information is asked to report online or call 101 quoting Operation Halibut.

Author: Andy Freeman
Ref: SXP54340/2019