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Appeal after woman racially abused and her car damaged in Broadfield, Crawley



Crawley police have launched an appeal for witnesses to an incident that occurred on Saturday 18th Jan.

At around 10am on the Saturday two drivers in Webb Close, Broadfield were involved in an altercation.

According to reports that following a verbal altercation that a man in his early 40’s then caused criminal damage to the car of a female before racially abusing her.

Police say that the man was dressed in blue jeans and a t-shirt and jumper.

They are asking for any witnesses to come forward.

If you can help please tell us what you saw through our online reporting form: Report online by clicking here including a reference 384 of 18/01/2020 or call 101


41-year-old man arrested in Crawley after reports of threats made with knife



Police responded to a report of a man with a knife making threats inside a property at Wren Court, Tilgate Way, Crawley at 10.45am on Thursday (15 July).

Officers attended and safely detained the suspect, a 41-year-old man. No injuries have been reported. 

Chief Inspector Shane Baker; District Commander for Crawley said:

“We are thankful to the public for their patience and understanding while this incident was ongoing.

“During this incident, a distraction device was used, which may have caused some alarm and disruption to residents.

“We would like to assure the public that nobody was harmed and there is not believed to be any ongoing threat to the local community at this time.”

Anyone with information can report it online or call 101, quoting 482 of 15/07.

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