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Crawley robber rides off on quad bike stolen in Asda car park

Police are appealing for witnesses to the violent theft.



Police investigating the violent theft of a  quad-bike from the Asda supermarket car park in Pegler Way, Crawley, are appealing for witnesses or anyone with information to come forward.

At 5.30pm on Friday (1 June) a group of white men in their 20s travelling in a black car ahead of the blue Yamaha quad-bike got out and assaulted the owner, knocking him to the ground. One of the men then rode off on the bike.

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It was then seen several times as it headed south on the A23 towards Brighton, travelling at speed and failing to stop for police, before finally being lost near the city’s Hollingbury golf course. Despite a search, neither the bike nor its rider have been traced.

The bike’s lawful owner, a 43-year-old man from Dorking, Surrey, suffered a split lip during the initial attack.

Anyone who saw what happened, noticed the quad bike heading south from Crawley to Brighton, who has dash-cam footage or who may have other information is asked to contact Sussex Police online or by phoning 101, quoting serial 959 of 01/06.

Alternatively, please visit the Crimestoppers website or contact the independent charity anonymously on 0800 555111.

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Hunt is on for dangerous driver who filmed himself doing 201mph on M23 near Crawley



Footage has emerged apparently filmed by the driver of an Audi RS6 clocking over 200mph on the M23 near Crawley, a vehicle worth more than £90,000.

The totally irresponsible driver decided to not just drive at such a crazy speed but to even have the audacity to film it.

Reaction to the footage on social media has immediately pointed out the reckless and selfish attitude of the driver from others:

Police are currently in the process of investigating the incident.

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