Worthing man charged with violent and weapons offences against woman
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Police in Worthing have charged a man with multiple violent and weapons offences against a local woman.
Officers were called to Ashacre Lane in Worthing on Friday evening (8 December) after a woman in her 30s reported being threatened by a man.
Lee Dyton, 35, of no fixed address, was arrested nearby and found to be in possession of a knuckle duster and two knives.
He appeared at Crawley Magistrates’ Court on Monday (11 December), charged with two counts of assault causing actual bodily harm, intentional strangulation, engaging in controlling/coercive behaviour, making threats to kill, two counts of possession of a knife in a public place, possession of an offensive weapon in public and possession of a Class B drug (cannabis).
Dyton was remanded in custody, to appear at a court to be confirmed on 8 January, 2024.