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Teen assaulted in Crawley with weapon

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A teenager has suffered injuries following an assault in Crawley.

The 17-year-old victim was attacked at Pelham Drive roundabout between 7.45 – 8pm on Thursday, 27 July and was taken to East Surrey Hospital.

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Six men approached the victim and his two friends and it is believed a small knife or screwdriver was involved.

A 19-year-old man from Crawley has been arrested on suspicion of wounding with intent and further released under investigation.

If you were in the area at the time or have any information on the incident, please report online quoting reference 1387 of 27/07.

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Police search for man after attack on woman in Crawley

Have you seen Michael Tewolde?

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Police in Crawley are searching for Michael Tewolde who they want to interview about an attack on a woman known to him.

The 20-year-old woman was attacked at the address where she was living on Monday 26 March in Crawley. She was punched in the face and kicked in the back and stomach while on the floor.

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Police also want to talk to Tewolde about threats to kill the woman, and criminal damage – to an intercom system at the address – arising from the same incident.

Officers also want to talk to him about an incident in Hove on 3 February in which a pizza delivery driver was head-butted after a confrontation in the street, sustaining bruising.

Tewolde is described as black, 5’6″, and of medium build.

PC Michelle Hayes of the West Sussex Safeguarding Investigations Unit said:

“If you know where Michael Tewolde is, please contact us on 101 or online quoting serial 1571 of 26/03.

“If you see him, do not approach him but dial 999.

“You can also contact the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.”

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