Woman, 50, sexually assaulted near allotments in Crawley


Police are appealing for information after a woman was sexually assaulted in Crawley.

The woman was walking in Titmus Drive close to the allotments when a man groped her at about 10pm on Wednesday (June 5).

The 50-year-old victim pushed the man away and escaped.

PC Claudia Fornari said: “The victim has been left extremely upset by her ordeal. I need to speak to anyone who was in or around Titmus Drive on Wednesday night and could have seen or heard something.

“The victim screamed for help so someone may have been disturbed by the noise and gone to check what had happened.

“If you know anything at all, please contact us.”

Anyone with information should call 101 quoting serial 1666, email 101@sussex.pnn.police.uk or call the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.