FOUR people from Basingstoke have been charged by police following an assault at a house in Buckskin.

A 50-year-old man, from Basingstoke, suffered facial injuries in the attack in Pentalnd Close during the evening on Tuesday, and was taken to hospital for treatment.

Four people have been charged with possession of an offensive weapon and wounding with intent.

They are Shaun Miles, 30, from Sinclair Drive, Basingstoke, Gary Collins, 33, from Worting Road, Basingstoke, Samantha Lee, 27, from Winklebury Centre, Winklebury, Basingstoke and Thomas Perring, 52, from Penny Black Lane, Rooksdown, Basingstoke.

They are all due to appear at Basingstoke Magistrates’ Court today.

A 32-year-old man from Basingstoke has also been arrested on suspicion of causing grievous bodily harm.

He is being questioned by police.

Anyone with information about this incident should contact Basingstoke CID on 101 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.