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Man assaulted in Broadfield Crawley

Another assault this time in Broadfield close to the shops.



Police are investigating a report of an assault which occurred close to Broadfield shops in Crawley.

A man was walking with his shopping in an alleyway when he was approached from behind by two unknown men around 7.50pm on Tuesday (27 November).

He was punched to the face, before the two suspects made off from the scene.

Anyone who saw what happened is asked to report it online or call 101, quoting serial 1304 of 27/11.


Betting shop robbed at knifepoint in Southgate, Crawley

Sussex Police are investigating a knife point robbery in Crawley and are appealing for witnesses to come forward.



A man entered a betting shop in Southgate Parade, Crawley around 10.05am on Wednesday (June 5).

He threatened the staff worker and demanded money from the till before fleeing the scene.

Officers attended the premises and conducted an area search but the suspect was not found.

Sussex Police say that all lines of enquiry will be investigated.

Chief Inspector Rosie Ross said:

“All lines of enquiry connected to this incident will be investigated.

“Engagement with the communities is vital and we will continue to educate members of the public about the dangers and consequences of carrying a knife.

“Our message to those who carry a knife or thinking of carrying a knife is that it does not protect you and could actually make you more vulnerable and in danger of serious harm.”

Anyone with information is asked to report online or call 101 quoting 351 of 05/06.

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