Arrests for robbery and GBH after Crawley High Street attack

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Two men have been arrested after a man suffered facial injuries in an assault in Crawley High Street.

Police have appealed for witnesses after the victim was attacked at around 2am on Saturday December 4.

A spokesman for Sussex Police said: “Officers were carrying out a routine patrol when they came across a 26-year-old man with facial injuries near Angeliques.

“They took the man to the Crawley walk-in centre and he was subsequently taken to hospital for treatment.

“The victim told officers he had been assaulted and had his smart phone and cash stolen.”

A 27-year-old man from Crawley was arrested on suspicion of robbery on Friday (December 18).

A 28-year-old man from Crawley was also arrested on suspicion of robbery and GBH with intent.

Police appealed for witnesses after both were released on police bail until March 7 2016.

Detective Sergeant Karrie Bohanna said: “We would like to speak with anyone who may have seen something outside Angeliques in the early hours of that Saturday morning.

“Witnesses can email 101@sussex.pnn.police.uk or call 101 quoting reference 178 of 04/12.”

You can also call Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111 or visit https://crimestoppers-uk.org/

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