Two charged over bottle attack on Korean student

Posted On 05 Jul 2019 at 4:52 pm

Two people have been charged in connection with an attack on a South Korean student in 2017 in Brighton.

On Sunday, October 15, 2017, a 20-year-old South Korean man was assaulted in North Street, suffering facial injuries.

Officers have been investigating the assault and have now charged two people;

Louis Barrett, 19, a bricklayer of Temple Grove, Burgess Hill has been charged with a racially aggravated assault and using racially aggravated words intended to cause harassment, alarm or distress, and a 17-year-old boy from Haywards Heath has been charged with attempted GBH with intent.

They will both appear at Crawley Magistrates’ Court on July 17.

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