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Witnesses sought after teenage girl sexually assaulted in Crawley

Were you in the area and did you see anything that could help the police.

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Detectives investigating a sexual assault on a young girl in Crawley believe that occupants of a car which drove past at the time may have valuable information.

Between 7pm and 7.30pm on Saturday 2 June the 16-year-old girl was sexually assaulted as she walking along West Street, off Springfield Road in Crawley.

Investigator Lauren Chapman said;

“We are particularly interested in a black car which may have passed the incident, without the occupant or occupants realising exactly what was happening.

“If you were in that car, or if you were in the area and saw anything suspicious, please contact us online or call 101, quoting serial 1571 of 02/06.

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“You can also contact the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.”

A 29-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of sexual assault and after being interviewed has been released under investigation.

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Appeal for help after five masked robbers force way into home in Crawley

Detectives in Crawley are seeking information about a violent attack at a home in Pound Hill.

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At 3,30pm on Thursday 22 November the occupants of the house in Punch Copse Road, answered the door, and were confronted with five men with their faces covered who threatened the occupants and forced their way into the house.

They stole a quantity of cash and a box containing some cutlery before leaving the address and making off in a car which was parked nearby.

All the suspects are described as black, and were wearing dark coloured clothing.

One of the occupants, a 37-year old woman, was knocked to the floor during the attack and sustained bruising and a shoulder injury for which she was treated at East Surrey Hospital.

Detective Constable Mark Buckley said;

“We have been making extensive local enquiries and are still seeking witnesses who were in the area that afternoon, particularly around Punch Copse Road or surrounding roads, and including anyone who was using dashcam in their own car at the time.”

If you have any information please contact us via 101@sussex.pnn.police.uk or call 101, quoting serial 904 of 22/11.

You can also contact the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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