Violent Incidents in Hastings & St Leonards

Two teenagers charged following violent incidents in Hastings and St Leonards

Two teenagers have been arrested and charged with offences following local police investigations into violent incidents in St Leonards and Hastings.

A 17-year old boy has been charged with grievous bodily harm following an attack in Norman Road, St Leonards, at 9.20pm on Tuesday (23 January). The 16-year-old victim was hit over the head and needed several stitches in the wound.

The same 17-year-old has also been charged with witness intimidation, affray and possession of an offensive weapon – a knife – following a separate incident in White Rock Road, Hastings, at 8.45pm on the same evening, in which an 18-year-old man was allegedly approached and threatened by three young men with knives. Continue reading Violent Incidents in Hastings & St Leonards

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. Continue reading St Leonards-on-Sea man charged with GBH