Man charged over Brighton stabbing

An 18-year-old was stabbed at McDonald's in London Road (Photograph: Eddie Mitchell) SUS-170118-095601001
An 18-year-old was stabbed at McDonald's in London Road (Photograph: Eddie Mitchell) SUS-170118-095601001

A man has been charged in connection with a stabbing in Brighton this week.

Elson Brito, 19, unemployed, of Francis Street, Brighton, has been charged with wounding with intent and possessing a knife in a public place, following an incident in McDonalds restaurant in London Road on Tuesday afternoon (January 17).

He will appear before Brighton magistrates this morning (January 19).

An 18-year-old man from Brighton was recovering from injuries to his abdomen and arm in the Royal Sussex County Hospital on Wednesday afternoon