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Man arrested following serious assault in Crawley Asda car park



Police are appealing for witnesses to a serious assault in Crawley.

Officers were called to the car park of the Asda store in Pegler Way around 10.55am on Saturday (July 10) following reports of a man being attacked.

The victim, an 80-year-old man, suffered serious injuries and was taken to hospital for treatment, where he remains at this time.

The car park was busy at the time of the assault, and officers investigating the matter are keen to speak to anyone who saw what happened.

A 29-year-old man from Crawley has been arrested on suspicion of grievous bodily harm and remains in custody at this time. 

Anyone with any information is asked to contact police online or by calling 101 quoting serial 493 of 10/07. Alternatively, you can contact the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.


41-year-old man arrested in Crawley after reports of threats made with knife



Police responded to a report of a man with a knife making threats inside a property at Wren Court, Tilgate Way, Crawley at 10.45am on Thursday (15 July).

Officers attended and safely detained the suspect, a 41-year-old man. No injuries have been reported. 

Chief Inspector Shane Baker; District Commander for Crawley said:

“We are thankful to the public for their patience and understanding while this incident was ongoing.

“During this incident, a distraction device was used, which may have caused some alarm and disruption to residents.

“We would like to assure the public that nobody was harmed and there is not believed to be any ongoing threat to the local community at this time.”

Anyone with information can report it online or call 101, quoting 482 of 15/07.

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