Man charged with grievous bodily harm following football match

A Bognor Regis man has been charged with inflicting grievous bodily harm following a football match in Southbourne.

Ashley Pulleybank, 21, of Glenelg Close, North Bersted, has been charged and bailed to appear at Chichester Magistrates’ Court on May 16.

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Police were called following an assault after a football match at Bourne Community College, Park Road, in Southbourne, on January 15.

The 29-year-old victim was taken to Queen Alexandra Hospital, Portsmouth, where he underwent surgery for a fractured jaw.