Man suffers fractured skull in Crawley assault

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A man has been taken to hospital with a fractured skull following an assault.

Police have appealed for information after the man, 43, was assaulted during an argument in Borage Close, Broadfield, shortly before 10pm on Saturday (June 27).

A police spokesman said he was punched twice in the face and knocked to the ground.

He sustained a fractured skull and is in a stable condition in the Royal Sussex County Hospital, Brighton.

His injury was not considered life-threatening.

The attacker was described as a man in his early 20s, 5’10”, skinny but muscular build, with cropped blond or light brown hair. He was wearing dark coloured tracksuit bottoms.

Witnesses were asked to email 101@sussex.pnn.police.uk or phone 101, quoting serial 1643 of 27/6.

Alternatively they can contact the independent charity Crimestoppers without having to leave their name on 0800 555 111.

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