A man has been charged with assault after a man in his 40s was attacked in Gravesend just before Christmas.

Danny Tester, 26, of The Hollies, Gravesend, will appear in court on June 2 after allegedly leaving the victim lying unconscious in a pool of blood.

The victim had been leaving a party with a friend when the incident happened.

He was reportedly punched without warning in West Street just after midnight on December 15.

The victim suffered a fractured eye socket, a displaced cheekbone and lacerations needing a total of 26 stitches.