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15-year-old boy among teenagers arrested over Tesco burglary in Ifield, Crawley

Police have arrested three teenagers in connection with a supermarket burglary in Crawley.



Officers attended Tesco in Dobbins Place, Crawley, around 11.15pm on Saturday (June 8) after they were alerted by a burglary alarm.

On arrival, police spotted a group of people running away from the area.

They were pursued and later detained.

A 17-year-old boy and 18-year-old man both from Crawley were arrested on suspicion of burglary with intent to steal.

A 15-year-old boy also from Crawley was arrested on suspicion of burglary with intent to steal and the possession of a weapon for the discharge of noxious liquid or gas or electrical incapacitation device or thing.

All three have been released under investigation and enquiries are continuing.

Police are still searching for a further two suspects in connection with the burglary.

If you witnessed any suspicious behaviour in the area at this time please report online or call 101 quoting 1446 of 08/06.


West Green man charged after serious assault in Crawley Asda



A man has been charged in connection with a serious assault in a Crawley supermarket.

Steven McNamara, 28, of West Green Drive has been charged with grievous bodily harm with intent and possession of a class A drug.

He was remanded in custody and will next appear at Crawley Magistrates’ Court on Friday (September 13).

The victim, a man in his 20s , remains in hospital in a serious but stable condition.

Police are still appealing for anyone with information or witnessed the assault to come forward to us without delay.

You can report information online or call 101 quoting reference Operation Kingswell.

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