Rustington attempted murder - Man, 65, named and charged ahead of trial

A 65-year-old man will stand trial, charged with attempted murder, after a stabbing in Rustington.

Monday, 15th November 2021, 3:10 pm
Updated Monday, 15th November 2021, 4:11 pm

David Graham, of Elm Place, Rustington, appeared before Brighton Magistrates' Court on November 6, according to Sussex Police.

He was remanded in custody ahead of a trial at Lewes Crown Court on December 3, police said.

Graham was charged with attempted murder after another 65-year-old local man sustained chest and back wounds following an incident in Elm Place, around 3.37pm on November 2.

The public were told that they could expect to see a heightened police presence in Rustington after the stabbing

The victim was taken to hospital in a 'serious but stable condition'.

The public were told at the time that they could expect to see a heightened police presence in the area as enquiries continued.