Burgess Hill man and Haywards Heath teen charged with attack on student in Brighton

Police are appealing for witnesses following the fatal crash
Police are appealing for witnesses following the fatal crash

Two people have been charged in connection with an attack on a South Korean student in 2017 in Brighton, police said today (Friday, July 5).

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

Sussex Police said 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, police added.