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Indecent Act reported in Crawley

A man has been accused of indecent behaviour in Crawley.

The 48-year-old was arrested and released on bail following reports he had committed an indecent act in the Unisex toilets in Bar 7 in Pegler Way.

A woman in her twenties raised the complaint and police were called just after half-past twelve Sunday morning.

Anyone who witnessed the incident is asked to contact Sussex Police.

Woman fined over fraudulent housing application in Broadfield

A woman from Broadfield has been prosecuted for fraud.

28 year-old Pheonah Zhitonge applied to join the council’s housing register, claiming she was a single homeless person with no fixed abode.  On her application Zhitonge inferred she was staying with her sister, sleeping on a sofa at Langley Green.

The 28 year old applied several times and updated her status to staying the occasional night with friends at Seddon Court but still had no fixed abode.

Fraud Officers investigated and discovered she was in fact living in Broadfield as her main residence and postal address.  Zhitonge had been renting a room for the past two years.

She pleaded guilty to making a false application and for withholding information.

Zhitone was fined £150; ordered to pay costs of just over £1000 and a £20 victim surcharge.

Young girl involved in hit-and-run in Horsham

A young girl has been injured in a hit-and-run in Horsham.

The 4-year-old girl was involved in a collision with a car at the junction of Gilligan Close and Blackbridge Lane Monday afternoon just after half-past three.

The vehicle did not stop and police are attempting to trace it.

The girl was conscious at the scene and although the air ambulance attended, she was taken to East Surrey Hospital by road.

 

Cavendish to race on Surrey’s roads this summer

The 2011 World Cycling Champion Mark Cavendish has confirmed he will be participating in this year’s Prudential RideLondon-Surrey Classic.

Cavendish was unable to race on Surrey’s roads last year and is determined to compete this Summer.

The event on August 2nd will see professional riders from around the world participate on the 200km route which sees them cycle through many of London and Surrey’s beauty spots including Box Hill.

Earlier in the day more than 25,000 amateur riders will take to the roads in the Prudential RideLondon-Surrey 100 event.

Police called to reports of a man with a blade in Dorking

A man is to go before South East Surrey Magistrates Court next month following an incident in Dorking.

Surrey Police responded to call from members of the public who reported a man walking along South Street shouting, swearing and waving a folded saw.

A 57 year-old man of no fixed abode was arrested and charged with possession of a bladed article in a public place and a public order offence for using threatening and abusive words following the incident Sunday morning.