St Leonards-on-Sea man charged with GBH

St Leonards-on-Sea man charged with causing grievous bodily harm

Following an incident in Norman Road, St Leonards-on-Sea, at around 10.40pm on Tuesday (17 October) in which a 46-year-old local man suffered serious injuries, Simon Snashall, 51, unemployed, of Norman Road, has been charged with causing grievous bodily harm with intent and possession of an offensive weapon – a commercial rolling pin – in a public place.

Mr Snashall appeared before magistrates in Brighton on Thursday (19 October) and was remanded in custody to appear before the Crown Court on Thursday, 16 November.

The victim remains in a serious but stable condition at the Conquest Hospital, St Leonards-on-Sea.

Anyone who saw what happened or who may have other information is asked to contact policeonline or call 101, quoting Operation Hopwood. Alternatively, please visit the Crimestopperswebsite or contact the independent charity anonymously on 0800 555 111.

Rye’s Own Bulletin Friday 20 October 2017