POLICE have charged a man after an alleged knife attack in Lymington.

Ross John Neilson, 39, of Broadly Close, Pennington, has been charged with wounding with intent and threatening a person with a blade/sharply pointed article in a public place.

He was due to appear at Southampton Magistrates’ Court on Monday morning.

It comes after police were called to reports of an assault in Lymington.

Officers were called at 6.12pm on Saturday, March 9, to a report that a man had been assaulted at a home in Lower Buckland Road.

The man was treated for injuries to his head.