Woman with wrench arrested in Crawley town centre


A woman carrying a wrench in Crawley town centre has been arrested.

Police were called to reports of a distressed person in possession of a weapon in Queens Square at 10.36am on Sunday (April 3).

A police spokesman said: “A 29-year-old woman from Crawley was arrested in nearby Memorial Gardens on suspicion of possessing an offensive weapon in a public place and released without charge. She was detained under the Mental Health Act.

Crawley Police tweeted: “Report of a distressed person carrying a wrench in the town centre.

“Located and arrested without incident.”

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