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Two Horley men among those sought by police over attempted murder

Police are appealing for the public’s help in locating three men in relation to an attempt murder in Reigate on 29 January.

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Officers are trying to trace Jack Williams, 27, from Horley, Cary Searle, 19, from Horley, and Sean Moore, 16, from Eastbourne in connection with the ongoing investigation.
The three are described as:
– White, 6ft 2, normal build with ginger hair.
– White, 6ft, skinny, light brown hair
– Black, 5ft 7, black hair

Police were called shortly before 1.30pm to Potters Way, Reigate, after reports that a man had been stabbed and three men had made off from the scene.

Officers attended and the victim, an 18-year-old man from Redhill, was taken to hospital with serious injuries. He has since been discharged from hospital.
A burnt out stolen black Audi A4 believed to have been involved in the incident was discovered in Rutherwick Close, Horley.

Investigating officer, Tom Griffin said:

“We are very keen to speak to these three males in connection with this incident.

“I am aware that the local community is extremely concerned about what has happened and I would like to reassure them that there is no risk to the wider public. Our officers remain committed to finding those responsible.”


If you have any information about their whereabouts, call us on 101 (999 in an emergency) or http://surrey.police.uk/TellUsMore quoting reference PR/45190010304.

You can also give information, 100% anonymously, to the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111; or through their anonymous online form: https://crimestoppers-uk.org/

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Appalling dog attack in Tilgate Park, Crawley

Dog left with ear half ripped off.

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At around 12pm on Tuesday 16th of April an off-the -eash dog, reportedly a Dalmatian, was seen attacking another dog in Tilgate Park.

The owner of Ollie, the dog being attacked, had to intervene and physically drag the Dalmatian off.

According to the owner the lady in charge of the Dalmatian allegedly did nothing but shout its name.

She then apparently said:

‘I’m a professional dog walker, I know what I’m doing’ before walking off with the aggressive dog still off the leash.

Ollie was left with gushing blood from his ear which was half ripped off and his shaken owner rushed him to the vet for emergency treatment.

Ollie is now recovering from the attack.

The police were notified but as there was no information on who the lady was, no further action could be taken.

A Facebook appeal for information was started by Tilgate Councillor Francis Guidera the following morning and someone has already come forward with information which may be very helpful and will be passed on to the police.

Ollie’s owners, as if the distress of this experience wasn’t enough, were left with a £1000 bill leaving them with a sizeable excess to pay for the treatment which is ongoing due to the severity of poor Ollie’s injury.

Cllr Guidera said:

“I am absolutely disgusted by this. We have a dog and I can only imagine how distressing this must have been for Ollie and for his owners. Dogs are treated as part of the family and responsible dog walkers are very welcome in Tilgate Park. Irresponsible dog walkers, however, are absolutely not. If someone cannot control a dog, why on earth would they let it off the leash in what is likely the most popular public park in Sussex?”

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