Man charged over Sussex hospital stabbing

A man has been charged with the attempted murder of a Sussex hospital worker.

Sussex Police said Connolly Mellon, unemployed, of Wilson Avenue, in Brighton, has been charged with the attempted murder of a 56-year-old man, who is a member of staff at the Royal Sussex County Hospital.

Police said Mellon, 30, was charged on Sunday (July 19) and is due to appear in custody at Brighton Magistrates’ Court today (July 20).

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The victim was treated for several stab wounds and was discharged from hospital on Sunday evening, say police.

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