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Two arrested after 24-year-old man assaulted in Ifield, Crawley



Police were called by ambulance to reports of an assault in Warren Drive, Crawley at 6.30pm on Monday (8 June).

A 24-year-old man suffered facial injuries and was taken to hospital for treatment where he remains.

Two men – aged 26 and 36 – were arrested on suspicion of causing grievous bodily harm with intent and remain in custody for questioning.

Anyone who witnessed what happened is asked to report online or call 101, quoting serial 1096 of 08/06.


Police drop investigation in alleged bullying of Oriel High School boy



Sussex Police have confirmed they have made the decision to drop an investigation into an incident of alleged bullying.

The investigation was launched following an outcry from concerned residents when a video emerged on social media.

The video has since been taken down from most social media accounts.

Earlier Susses Police had confirmed they had launched an investigation into the incident and were liaising with Oriel High School.

Now it appears their investigation has turned up new information which has led to their decision to drop the police’s involvement and hand it over to the school.

A statement from Sussex Police said:

“Police have investigated the circumstances surrounding a video on social media showing the alleged bullying of a boy by fellow students from Oriel High School in Maidenbower, Crawley.

As a result, the matter has been passed to the school for any action they feel is appropriate.”

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