Westbourne man hospitalised after he was stabbed and sprayed with bleach

Oxford Circus tube station has been closed after a police incident

NATIONAL: Oxford Circus tube station closed after police ‘incident’

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A MAN has appeared in court following a stabbing.

Shortly before 8pm on Saturday Sussex Police were called to Churcher Road, Westbourne, near Emsworth, to a report of a man having been stabbed and sprayed with bleach.

The 59-year-old was taken to St Richard’s Hospital, Chichester, but later released after treatment.

Alan Patrick Brown, 43, also of Churcher Road, Westbourne, Emsworth, has been charged with wounding the man with intent to do him grievous bodily harm.

Police have appealed for anyone who saw what happened or has other information about the incident to email 101@sussex.pnn.police.uk or phone 101, quoting serial 1395 of 27/9.

Alternatively they can contact the independent charity Crimestoppers free and anonymously on 0800 555 111.