An 18-year-old has been charged with attempted murder after a person was attacked.

Officers were called at 11.24pm on Tuesday, January 30 to reports of an assault on a footpath near Buckskin Lane.

A man in his 40s reported being assaulted by someone with an unknown weapon, and his phone was also taken.

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He suffered serious facial and head injuries and was taken to Basingstoke and North Hampshire Hospital to receive treatment.

A spokesperson for Hampshire Constabulary said: "Amman Majid, 18, of Chivers Close, Basingstoke, has been charged with attempted murder and possessing a knife blade / sharp pointed article in a public place.

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"He appeared at Southampton Magistrates Court on Saturday, February 3 and was remanded into custody.

"Majid is next due to appear at Winchester Crown Court on Wednesday, March 6.

"A 21-year-old man from Basingstoke arrested on suspicion of attempted murder and robbery has been bailed with conditions until Thursday, May 2."