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70-year-old arrested after police called to reports of armed man in Broadfield



A large armed police presence was seen in Broadfield earlier by residents leading to a trail of online social media speculation around the circumstances.

Sussex Police have now confirmed what the incident was all about.

Police were called to reports of a man with a knife inside a property in Seaford Road, Crawley, around 12.25 on Thursday (May 14).

One man suffered minor injuries during the altercation, which involved people known to each other.

Officers have arrested a 70-year-old man on suspicion of aggravated burglary and criminal damage. He remains in custody at this stage.

Earlier reports of the incident having to do with a search warrant have now been cleared up by the police with another incident coinciding at the same time.

More details on the police warrant are to be realsed in due course.


Jordan Bellamy from Crawley sought for recall to prison



Police in West Sussex are searching for 28-year-old Jordan Bellamy from Crawley, as the Probation Service require his arrest and recall to prison for breaching his release licence conditions.

Bellamy, who is white, 5’10″, of stocky build with brown hair and brown eyeswas released from prison on licence earlier in September part way through a 30-month sentence for coercive and controlling behaviour in an intimate relationship.

Enquiries are being made in the Crawley and Brighton areas and anyone who sees Bellamy or knows of his whereabouts is asked not to approach him but to contact Sussex Police via 999 or 101, quoting serial 49 of 04/09.

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

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