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Crawley teenager stabbed and robbed in Bewbush near primary school

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Entrance to Padstow Walk in Bewbush where the stabbing and robbery took place. Image: Google

Police are asking for any information from an incident that occured yesterday afternoon (19th Feb).

An 18-year-old Crawley teenager was stabbed and robbed in the late afternoon.

Police were initially called to a report of a robbery at around 4:55pm in Padstow Walk, Crawley.

The victim has been approached by a man who stabbed him and stole his mobile phone.

The victim was taken immediately to East Surrey Hospital for treatment of a facial injury but which was later confirmed to be non-life threatening.

Witnesses reported that police had cordoned off areas to the side of Waterfield primary school and the paths that led behind and to the side of it as they investigated the incident.

Anyone with any information about the incident is asked to report it online or call 101, quoting serial 1013 of 19/02.

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Gatwick Express suspended from Monday until further notice

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From Monday, 30 March, the Gatwick Express service will be temporarily suspended until further notice, in response to a significant fall in passenger numbers at the airport and to help keep other trains running.

Southern and Thameslink trains will continue to serve Gatwick.

Further reductions will be made to Southern, Thameslink, and Great Northern services from Monday, 30 March, as part of the phased timetable changes agreed with Government to maintain train services for key workers.

Govia Thameslink Railway Chief Operating Officer Steve White said:

“In this national emergency, we and the rest of the rail industry are doing everything we can to keep essential services running for key workers on whom we all depend.

“These changes will release our staff to concentrate their efforts on keeping these essential services running. Thameslink and Southern trains will continue to serve Gatwick.

“Let me repeat the core message from our Government and Public Health England: travel only if it is absolutely essential.

“Once again, I want to thank the key workers, the doctors, nurses, police and other emergency workers, for what they are doing for us all. I also want to thank railway colleagues who are working so hard to keep trains running.

“To check your journey next week please check online with National Rail Enquiries where the revised timetables will be in place from the weekend. Please note that Coronavirus is having a major impact on us all and there may be further changes so check before your travel.”

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