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Man released on bail in Crawley robberies investigation

News   •   Jul 23, 2019 17:23 BST

Police investigating a series of robberies at newsagents in Crawley have released on bail a man who had been arrested.

The 36-year-old local man was arrested by detectives on Monday evening (22 July) on suspicion of the robbery at Martins newsagents in Tilgate Parade, Crawley, on Sunday morning (21 July) and on suspicion of four other robberies.

After being interviewed he was released on police bail until 20 August while enquiries continue.

Read here about the robberies.

Detective Chief Inspector Rachel Carr said: "Our enquiries are continuing and we are still keen to hear from anyone with information about any of the robberies. If you can help please contact us online or by calling 101, quoting serial 375 of 21/07.

"You can also contact the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111."

Ref: SXP55090/2019
Author: Tim Mahony