TWO teenagers have been charged with assault after they were alleged to have taken part in an incident in Newport on New Year’s Day which looks set to a man losing his eye today.

Christopher Collins, 54, is today due to undergo surgery to have his eye removed after sustaining serious injuries in the incident opposite Newport Cathedral.

The 18-year-old man and the 15-year-old youth will appear before Newport Magistrates on January 28.

Gwent Police ask if anyone has information about the incident to call 101 and quote log number 227 1/1/14.