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Man arrested on suspicion of assault and making threats to kill in Broadfield, Crawley

The incident followed local reports of numerous emergency services appearing outside shops in Broadfield Barton.



Police were called to a report of an assault following a domestic argument between two men in a flat in Crawley on Tuesday evening (June 4).

Initial reports suggested a machete had been used, resulting in armed officers being deployed to the address in Broadfield Barton at 6.26pm, but this subsequently proved incorrect.

A man in his 20s had suffered a superficial bite injury to a hand and a minor injury to his mouth.

A 21-year-old man from Crawley was arrested on suspicion of assault occasioning actual bodily harm and making threats to kill.

He remained in custody at 8am on Wednesday.


Can you help identify this man after an assault behind KFC left man with fractured eye socket and broken nose



Do you recognise this man?

Police would like to speak to him in relation to an assault on a man in Crawley.

Officers were called on Monday, May 18 to a report of an altercation in the car park behind KFC in High Street around 7pm.

The victim was taken to hospital for treatment, where it was confirmed he’d suffered a broken nose and a fractured eye socket.

Police believe the man pictured could help with their enquiries.

He is thought to be a delivery driver and was wearing a dark coloured motorcycle jacket and carrying a motorcycle helmet.

Anyone who recognises him, or who witnessed the incident and has any information that could help police with their investigation, is asked to make contact online or by calling 101 quoting serial 1305 of 18/05.

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