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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.


West Green man charged after serious assault in Crawley Asda



A man has been charged in connection with a serious assault in a Crawley supermarket.

Steven McNamara, 28, of West Green Drive has been charged with grievous bodily harm with intent and possession of a class A drug.

He was remanded in custody and will next appear at Crawley Magistrates’ Court on Friday (September 13).

The victim, a man in his 20s , remains in hospital in a serious but stable condition.

Police are still appealing for anyone with information or witnessed the assault to come forward to us without delay.

You can report information online or call 101 quoting reference Operation Kingswell.

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