Man arrested over Crawley High Street fight released

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Emergency services were called to a fight outside a pub in Crawley High Street.

Police and paramedics were called to the scene outside the Jubilee Oak pub at just before 4pm on Friday (September 11).

Luke Milburn, a passer-by who sent this photo said two police cars and a van were called to the fight involving two men.

He said one was put into the back of an ambulance.

Officers restrained the other man and carried him into the van.

Mr Milburn said: “It looked like he had cuts on his head.

“In the middle of a busy town centre in the middle of the day - it’s ridiculous.

“I’ve got kids myself, they were not with me thank god, it’s crazy.”

A spokesman for Sussex Police said: “A 24-year-old Crawley man was arrested on suspicion of affray and resisting arrest.

“He was questioned and later released without further action.”

Wetherspoon spokesman Eddie Gershon said: “One of the pub’s customers was at the front of the pub in a non-smoking area.

“Someone who wasn’t in the pub walked by and we understand punches were exchanged.

“The pub’s duty manager went out after being alerted to the incident but the assailant had left.”

He said some glass which was on the floor was cleared up and added: “We will assist the police in any way possible.”

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