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16-year-old Crawley boy stabbed in Bewbush

The victim was stabbed in the chest and three teenage boys have been arrested.

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Police are seeking witnesses after a teenage boy received a stab wound in Crawley.

Three boys have been arrested.

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At 6.38pm on Tuesday (10 April) police were called to Dorsten Square, Bewbush, Crawley, after a report that at 16-year-old local boy had been stabbed on open ground nearby.

The boy was taken to St George’s Hospital in South London, where he is being treated for a stab wound to the chest which is assessed as not life-threatening.

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Following a swift police response and searches of the area, three boys, one aged 14 and the other two aged 15, were arrested later the same evening on suspicion of causing grievous bodily harm. They are currently in custody for interview and further enquiries.

Detective Sergeant Dave Morton said;

“This was an isolated incident for the area and it appears that those involved may be known to each other. Anyone with information is asked to contact Sussex Police online or by calling 101, quoting serial 1032 of 10/04.”

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Police appeal for information following jewellery stolen in Southgate, Crawley

Police are appealing for information following the theft of sentimental jewellery from a Crawley property.

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A total of four rings, eight earrings, four necklaces, nine bracelets and £200 were stolen from a house in Wolstonbury Close, Crawley, between 6 and 17 September.

PC Luke Farley said: “The victims were away when the burglary took place, and the incident has left them very upset.

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“A lot of the jewellery stolen holds sentimental value and we would like to return them to their rightful owners.

“We would like to speak to anyone who noticed any suspicious behaviour in the area during the time the items could have gone missing.

“Do you have house CCTV footage that captured anything unusual?

“We are also urging everyone to keep an eye out for the jewellery being sold either in shops or online and to contact us immediately if you see it.”

You can report information to Sussex Police either online or by calling 101 quoting reference 783 of 17/09.

Alternatively, you can visit the Crimestoppers website or contact the independent charity anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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