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Pulborough man charged after teen rape at Three Bridges

Police appeal for anyone who may have been in the area at the time of the incident to come forward.



A 26-year-old man from Pulborough has been charged with rape in connection with an incident at Three Bridges station. 

Detectives from British Transport Police launched an investigation following an allegation of rape at the train station on Friday evening (06/07).

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Shortly after 11pm, a girl in her late teens was raped by a man by the bicycle racks and smoking area at Three Bridges station.

Police confirmed in a statement that 26-year-old ‘Callum Fife-Wright, of Stane Street Close, Pulborough, will appear before Crawley Magistrates’ Court today (9 July)’.

Officers are now appealing for anyone who may have been in the area or may have seen what happened, to come forward.

Detective Constable Imogen Sweeney from British Transport Police, said:

“We in the early stages of our investigation and we’re making a number of urgent enquires. I am conscious a number of people were at Three Bridges yesterday evening and may of saw what happened.

“If you have any information, witnessed what happened or saw a man acting suspiciously at the station then please get in touch as soon as possible. Your information could prove vital in our investigation.

“Officers will be in the area today and over the coming days, so please do speak to them if you need to talk to anyone.

“This would have been a frightening ordeal for this victim and we have specially trained officers providing her with support.”

Information can be passed to BTP by sending a text to 61016 or by calling 0800 40 50 40 quoting reference 48 of 07/07/2018. Or you can ring Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.


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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