Two charged following serious assault and theft in Fareham
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Two men have been charged in connection with a serious assault at an address in Fareham.
Police were called at 4.33pm on 25 January with reports that a man in his 30s received injuries to his face and chest during an assault at an address in Longfield Avenue, in which it’s alleged a knife and a hammer were used.
The injuries required hospital treatment but are not life-threatening.
It’s also alleged that the men stole more than £5,000 in cash from the address during this incident.
Following enquiries, 27-year-old Colin Wood and 21-year-old Kye Markley, both of Gosport Road in Fareham, were charged with causing grievous bodily harm with intent and theft in a dwelling.
Markley was also charged with five counts of theft from a shop relating to incidents in Fareham between 20 December 2023 and 24 January 2024.
Both men were remanded in custody to appear at Portsmouth Magistrates’ Court today (29 January).