Police appealing for witnesses to incident at Crawley play area


Police are investigating an incident at a children’s play area in Crawley.

At about 10.30am on Tuesday (28th November), officers received a report of a stabbing at Cherry Lane Adventure Playground in Cherry Lane.

Shortly afterwards, a man was arrested nearby in connection with the incident.

The victim, a man believed to be in his 60s, was treated by paramedics for serious injuries, but was sadly later pronounced dead.

The scene is currently cordoned off while forensics are carried out, and police are appealing for witnesses.

Anyone with any information is asked to report it online or call 101 quoting serial 461 of 28/11.

Alternatively, you can visit the Crimestoppers website or contact the independent charity anonymously on 0800 555 111.

A 22-year-old man from Crawley, arrested on suspicion of attempted murder, remains in police custody at this stage.

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