A MAN has been charged with grievous bodily harm following an investigation into an assault on a 23-year-old.

The charge comes after a man was assaulted by someone wearing a Halloween skull costume on Thornhill Park Road, Southampton in the afternoon of October 28.

Nicholas Butcher, 32, Cecil Road, Bournemouth was arrested and charged on November 23 and remanded in custody.

He is due to be appear before Southampton Crown Court in December.