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Crawley man among those arrested on suspicion of robbery in East Grinstead

Police are investigating a robbery in High Street, East Grinstead, which happened shortly after 2.30pm on Monday (4 February).



Two men entered Broadley’s clothing shop, threatened staff and are believed to have stolen items of clothing. A staff member present received a minor injury.

One suspect was a black man, wearing a black hat and black anorak, who made off on a bicycle.

The other suspect, a white man, who was wearing a tan-coloured parka-style jacket, escaped on foot. A woman is also believed to have been involved.

Anyone who saw what happened or who may have any other relevant information is asked to contact police online or by phoning 101, quoting serial 619 of 04/02.

Alternatively there is the option of contacting the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously, either online or by phoning 0800 555 111.

A 21-year-old man and a 33-year-old woman, both of no fixed address, and a 40-year-old man from Crawley have all been arrested on suspicion of robbery and currently remain in police custody while enquiries continue.


Crawley wanted man caught after replying to police on facebook

Louis Brown tried to hide from the police by hiding under a mattress.



Louis Brown was caught by police after responding LOL on their facebook post

Police had posted on their facebook page his photo along with the reasons he was sought.

They said:

“He is wanted on recall to prison for breaching his bail conditions and believed to be in the Crawley area.”

But Brown thought is funny to respond to the post by putting “LOL” under it.

Crawley police though did have the last laugh after he was found hiding under a mattress at an address.

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