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Crawley child arrested after playing with BB gun sparks armed response from Police



Ifield Parade was besieged with armed police officers yesterday following reports of someone with a gun.

Social media was lit up as local people reported car after car of officers racing into Ifield.

The incident began after the police were called at 5pm yesterday (Monday 12th Feb) after a boy was seen with what was believed to be a handgun in Langley Green.

The police traced a group of teenagers and stopped them at Ifield Parade on Ifield Drive and a BB gun was found.

A 13-year-old boy from Crawley was arrested on suspicion of possession of an imitation firearm in a public place and has been released under investigation.

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Britain’s Got Talent auditions come to Crawley

The ITV show is holding auditions at The Hawth this month.



Get practising because Britain’s Got Talent is coming to Crawley!

The hugely popular ITV show is holding auditions right here in Crawley at The Hawth and you can be a part of it.

On Thursday 30th August from 2-8pm you can audition to be a part of this fantastic show.

If you are under 18 you MUST be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian.

You can also apply via

So dust off those dance shoes, dig out the instruments and show the world how talented you are.


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