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Man in critical condition following assault in Crawley supermarket

News   •   Sep 11, 2019 13:30 BST

A man is in a critical condition following an assault in Crawley.

Police attended Asda in Pegler Way, Crawley, around 2.40am on Wednesday (September 11) following an assault between two men.

The victim, a man in his 20s, suffered multiple serious head injuries and was taken to hospital, where he remains in a critical condition.

Officers conducted an area search and a 28-year-old man from Crawley was arrested nearby on suspicion of wounding or inflicting grievous bodily harm without intent. He remains in custody and the investigation is ongoing.

Detective Inspector Collin Garman said: “The victim has suffered serious facial injuries and remains in a critical condition in hospital.

“The assault happened in the early hours of the morning, however there is likely to be people in the supermarket at that time who witnessed what happened.

“We would like to speak to anyone who has information on the assault or who could aid our investigation to please come forward.

“You can report this information either online or by call 101 quoting Operation Kingswell.”