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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.


Three teenagers arrested after two incidents at Tescos in Ifield

Police are seeking witnesses after night time intruders entered a Crawley convenience store.



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At 11.15pm on Saturday 8 June two men, wearing gloves, caps and face coverings smashed the front door of Tesco Express, in Dobbins Place, Hyde Drive, Crawley.

However after a few minutes they left empty handed and drove off the a vehicle, believed to be a Jeep or similar.

However just moments later two males entered the store and stole bottles of alcohol.

Police had been alerted and swiftly attended, and in relation to that second incident, two men aged 17 and 18, and a boy aged 15, have been arrested on suspicion of burglary and after being interviewed have been released under investigation.

Detective Constable Gillian Sadler said;

“The store is in a residential area so we hope that local people will come forward with information about any related suspicious activity they recall from that night.

“If you can help please contact us online or call us on 101, quoting serial 1446 of 08/06.”

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