Four arrested as man suffers fractures to his face in Crawley attack


Four people have been arrested after a 53-year-old man suffered serious head injuries in an attack in Crawley.

Sussex Police said the man, of no fixed address, suffered a deep cut to his head and extensive facial fractures in the attack in Northgate on Tuesday (July 15).

He is being treated at the East Sussex Hospital. Redhill.

A 47-year-old woman, a 27-year-old man and two youths, aged 15 and 16 were arrested on suspicion of assault occasioning grievous bodily harm.

They are currently in custody.

Detective Inspector Mark Cullimore said: “We are investigating an attack involving people known to each other.

“The nasty assault happened on Tuesday night, at about 9.45pm, in and outside a house in Shaws Road, Northgate.

“I am appealing to anyone who witnessed what happened to call police on 101 or email or the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.”