TWO men have been charged after an alleged attack on the partner of murdered teenager Lucy McHugh's mother.

As reported by the Daily Echo, Richard Elmes was taken to hospital after an incident outside a convenience store in Windrush Road, Southampton.

Two men were arrested and now Wayne Anthony Grant, 27, of Byron Road, Southampton, and Charlie Michael Whitemore, 22, of Waveney Green, Southampton, have been charged with causing grievous bodily harm.

They are both due to appear at Southampton Magistrates' Court today.