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LATEST UPDATE: 91-year-old man found dead outside Crawley New Life Church



Police were called to the New Life Church in Furnace Green at The Glade this morning after reports of a mans body.

The gentleman who was 91-years-old was sadly found dead at the scene.

Forensic officers at the scene.

The man, who suffered from dementia, had been reported missing earlier the same morning and had sustained minor injuries, consistent with him having had a fall.

The church has been cordoned off to allow an investigation to take place.

Police attended and found no suspicious circumstances. The West Sussex coroner has been informed.



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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