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Arson attack in Broadfield, Crawley

Police and West Sussex Fire & Rescue Service were called to the incident which left a car ‘100 per cent’ damaged.



Crawley Police and West Sussex Fire & Rescue Service were called to Carman Walk in Broadfield late last night (25 June) after reports of a small vehicle fire.

One fire engine was sent to the incident just before midnight last night where an SUV was alight. The car was left ‘100 per cent damaged’ by the fire.

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A spokesperson from West Sussex Fire & Rescue Service said:

“The fire service received a report of a small vehicle fire in Carman Walk, Crawley at 23.55pm last night (June 25). One fire engine sent to the scene, where a car was well alight.

“It was 100 per cent damaged by fire following the incident. Crew left the scene at 12.42am. Police were also in attendance.”

Police posted on Twitter they are investigating and are treating the incident as ‘arson’.

Anyone with any information is being urged to contact Crawley Police.

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77-year-old man critical in hospital after being robbed by 3 men in Crawley Boulevard

A despicable crime in daylight in the towns city centre.



A 77 year-old-man is in a critical condition this evening (22nd July) after he was robbed in Crawley town centre.

Following an initial call from the ambulance service, police were called at 15:49 where the man who was on a mobilty scooter was in cardiac arrest.

Police immediately taped off the surrounding area and multiple units were called to the scene.

3 males were arrested for robbery which the police suspect took place near the public toilets close to Marks and Spencer.

The victim is currently in a critical condition after he was flown by helicopter to St Georges Hospital.

Police are still in the early stages of the investigation and are appealing for any witnesses that may have seen the incident in the Boulevard around this time.

If you have any information please contact Sussex Police using 101 and OP SALZBURG Cad no. 0959/22072018 or contact crime stoppers on 0800 555 111

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