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Horsham man arrested in The Forum and charged with drug offences

A man has been charged for drug offences following a stop by police in Horsham.
Thomas Griffiths, 21, was arrested in The Forum shortly after 6.10pm on Wednesday (14 November).



Officers were searching the area following an earlier robbery of a bike in the stairwell of the Swan Walk Shopping Centre car park when they spotted Griffiths acting suspiciously.

Griffiths was charged with possession with intent to supply a class B drug (cannabis), possession of a bladed article in a public place and acquire, use or possession of criminal property.

He was remanded in custody and is due to appear at Crawley Magistrates’ Court on Friday 14 December.

Sussex Police would still like to speak to anyone who may have witnessed the robbery of a bike.

If you have any information please report online or call 101 quoting reference 1215 of 14/11.

Alternatively, you can visit the Crimestoppers website or contact the independent charity anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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Woman with four young children kicked in face and robbed

Police are investigating after a 32-year-old woman was attacked and robbed in North Street, Horsham, shortly before 5pm on Wednesday (22 May).



The victim, accompanied by her four young children, had bent down to pick up some shopping that had fallen from a baby buggy.

A man who initially appeared to be helping her then kicked her in the face and made off with a bag containing food and tobacco.

He was described as white, in his mid 20s, with a patchy beard. He was wearing a black baseball cap, ripped green t-shirt, a cream jacket, dark jeans and dirty white trainers.

He smelt strongly of alcohol and body odour.

His victim was left bruised and shaken.

Anyone who saw what happened or who noticed or knows the suspect, is asked to contact Sussex Police online ( or by phoning 101, quoting serial 1132 of 22/05.

Alternatively they can contact the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously, either online or by phoning 0800 555 111.

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