The shocking new storyline will see the soap favourite’s (played by Sam Aston) life hanging in the balance.
In scenes set to air later this year, Chesney will undergo a harrowing ordeal which sees him stabbed in the neck and left for dead on the floor.
The attack happens after a gang tries to break in and rob The Bistro, ultimately leaving Chesney in a pool of blood.
Chesney, who works in Prima Doner, hears a commotion after a late shift and gets caught in the crossfire.
Coronation Street spoiler: Chesney Brown DEAD after SHOCK bistro gang attack?
They smash up the place and then Chesney gets in the way. One stabs him in the neck with a broken bottle
"Coronation Street insider"
After a struggle, a broken bottle could see the end of the much-loved character in the ITV soap.
According to the Sun, a show insider said: “A gang of thugs try to rob The Bistro.
“They smash up the place and then Chesney gets in the way. One stabs him in the neck with a broken bottle.
“Michelle is seen screaming while Daniel and Adam rush to Chesney’s side, trying to keep him awake.”
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The show source continued: “But he is slipping in and out of consciousness.
“And the big cliff-hanger will be whether he survives the attack or not."
Will the kebab shop employee survive? Who will be around to try and save Chesney?