UPDATE: Man ‘stabbed in the head’ in Crawley town centre brawl

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A man was taken to hospital with a suspected stab wound to the head following a Crawley town centre brawl.

Police were called to a four man fight in Affogato ice cream parlour in The Broadway at about 2.30pm yesterday (Thursday March 10).

A man in his 20s was taken to Crawley Hospital bleeding from the head from a suspected stab wound shortly after.

Police confirmed the incident was linked to the brawl and have appealed for witnesses.

A police spokesman said the group dispersed before officers arrived.

Police cordons were put up at Affogato and near the Debra charity shop in the Broadway.

Witnesses said blood could be seen outside the charity shop this morning.

A spokesman for South Coast Ambulance Service said the man in his 20s who suffered a suspected stab wound was taken to Crawley Hospital after paramedics were called to Victoria Mews, West Green, at 2.55pm.

Two men, aged 22 and 43, were arrested.

Witnesses can email 101@sussex.pnn.police.uk or call 101 quoting reference 797 of 10/03.

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