Thwarted Kemp Town mugging suspect faces court

Posted On 24 Mar 2011 at 12:20 am

A man is due to appear in court in Brighton this morning (Thursday 24 March) charged with trying to mug another man in Kemp Town yesterday morning.

Bradley Hughes, 28, of Slindon Avenue, Peacehaven, has been charged with attempted robbery, causing grievous bodily harm with intent and having an offensive weapon.

He is alleged to have tried to rob a man from Newhaven just before 6am yesterday (Wednesday 23 March).

The victim was hit over the head with a bottle during the attack in Lewes Crescent.

After chasing his attacker away, he needed treatment for his injuries at the Royal Sussex County Hospital in Eastern Road, Brighton.

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