Crawley man arrested after attempted rape


A Crawley man has been arrested on suspicion of attempted rape.

The 23-year-old was detained yesterday (Monday September 14).

He was questioned and released on bail until October 29.

A Sussex Police spokesman said a local woman in her 20s left Moka nightclub at about 3am on September 6. She spoke to a man she had met outside the club and they walked along Station Way.

Police said the man pushed her into the bin area of the car park of the Regus offices in Station Way, where she reported he tried to rape her.

The woman pushed him off and managed to run away.

Detective constable Karrie Bohanna said: “We are still appealing for witnesses. Anyone who saw what happened or has any information is asked to contact police on quoting serial 255 of 06/09.”

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