Brighton man charged with assaults and criminal damage

Posted On 07 Sep 2019 at 1:22 pm

A Brighton man has been charged with attacking the same person twice in three days and causing criminal damage.

James Jeater, 34, was arrested in St James’s Street, Brighton, after an incident on Wednesday evening (4 September).

Jeater, unemployed, formerly of Hampshire Court, in Upper St James’s Street, Brighton, was brought to court yesterday (Friday 6 September).

He was remanded to reappear at Brighton Magistrates’ Court on Wednesday 30 October.

Sussex Police said: “A man has appeared in court after being arrested following an incident in St James’s Street, Brighton, on Wednesday evening.”

The force said that Jeater, of no fixed address, was arrested later that evening and charged with harassment by putting someone in fear of violence between the start of February and his arrest.

Sussex Police said: “Additionally, he was charged with criminal damage to property valued under £5,000 on Wednesday and two counts of assault by beating.

“The latter two charges relate to two separate assaults on the same victim alleged to have taken place on (Friday) 30 August and (Sunday) 1 September.”

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