Police appeal after man suffers ‘stab wound’ in Crawley


Police are appealing for witnesses to an assault in Crawley that left the victim with a stab wound to his back.

An 18-year-old man was walking along Ifield Avenue, near the ambulance station, between 11.20pm and 11.40pm on Friday (October 30) when he was approached by a person known to him, police said.

A police spokesman said the man ‘sustained a minor stab wound to his back’, requiring treatment at East Surrey Hospital.

A 17-year-old boy from Crawley was arrested on suspicion of GBH. He has been bailed until January 6.

Anyone who witnessed the incident can call 101 quoting serial 5 of 31/10. Alternatively, you can call the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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