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Teen boy stabbed in Langley Green, Crawley

Police are seeking witnesses to the violent incident.

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A teenage boy sustained potentially life-changing injuries after being stabbed during a violent incident at a house in Fitchet Close, Langley Green in Crawley and police are now appealing for witnesses.

The victim was attacked by three men, one of whom entered the property, at around 8pm on Sunday (4 March). He received a serious wound to his forearm, thought to have damaged nerves and tendons, which required surgery.

A 51-year-old man and a 47-year-old woman at the address received minor wounds.

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A 20-year-old man from Crawley was arrested on suspicion of money laundering and drug offences. He has since been released under investigation.

The suspects then left the area in a vehicle, believed to be an Alfa Romeo.

Anyone who saw what happened or who may have other relevant information is asked to contact police online or phone 101, quoting Op Phantom.

Alternatively, please visit the Crimestoppers website or contact the independent charity anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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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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