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Appeal for witnesses after teenage boy is attacked and stabbed multiple times in West Green Crawley

Police are asking for help in this vicious attack.

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Police investigating an assault on a 17-year-old boy in Crawley, shortly before 11pm on Sunday (6 May) are appealing for witnesses or anyone with information about the incident to come forward.

The victim, from London, was attacked by a group of three men as he stood in a residential car park. He was attacked in Spencers Road and suffered multiple cuts and stab wounds, for which he subsequently received hospital treatment.

The suspects are described as a white man who was wearing a dark green hooded top, an Asian man of large build who was wearing dark clothing and a black man who was also wearing dark clothing.

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Anyone who saw what happened or who can assist detectives is asked to contact Sussex Police online or by phoning 101, quoting Operation Estefan.

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Crawley drug dealer jailed

Dealer gets four and half years in prison.

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A man has been jailed for four and a half year for drug dealing and possession of knives and a CS canister in Crawley.

Michael Murray, 26, of no fixed address, had pleaded guilty to possession with intent to supply cocaine, money laundering, possession of a CS canister and one count of possession of a bladed article at an earlier hearing on 26 March.

He was sentenced at Hove Crown Court on Friday (18 May).

The court heard that police were called to a hotel in Goffs Park Road, Crawley on 27 February this year to a report of an aggressive guest who was refusing to leave.

When the officers went into his hotel room they found Murray with drugs and a subsequent search of the room found an envelope containing several hundred wraps of cocaine with a street value of approximately £9,000, a quantity of cannabis, nearly £10,000 cash, drug dealing paraphernalia and a canister of CS gas.

Murray was arrested and later charged.

Detective Constable Melanie Fox said: “Murray was found with a substantial quantity of drugs, cash and weapons. We are committed to disrupting the supply of drugs in Crawley. This sentence shows that anyone convicted of dealing drugs in Sussex can expect a jail term.”

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