Man on knife charge after school fight in Eastbourne

A 21-year-old man has been charged with a knife offence following a fight involving a pupil at an East Sussex school.

Sussex Police were called to The Academy, Broderick Road, Eastbourne, following reports of an altercation at about 1600 GMT on Monday.

A man from Eastbourne was arrested and charged with public order offence and possession of a bladed article.

He is due to appear at at Eastbourne Magistrates' Court on 22 March.

A man, 41, and a 16-year-old boy were also arrested for affray and a 14-year-old girl was arrested for obstructing police.

All three have been bailed until April.

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