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Road Rage in East Grinstead

An investigation has been launched into a road rage incident in East Grinstead.

Two men became involved in a dispute on 16th March shorty after four o’clock in the afternoon.

The driver of a silver Honda CR-V was reported to be shouting and threatening the driver of a campervan in East Grinstead High Street.

When the vehicles came to a stop at the traffic lights near London Road, the Honda driver then got out of his car and punched the campervan driver several times.  The victim was still seated in his vehicle.

Both vehicles then left the scene.

The Honda driver is described as white, 6′, thin and his 30’s, and was wearing shorts.

Witnesses to the attack reported it to police; so far neither driver has come forward.

Pub Brawl in Crawley

A man has been treated for facial injuries after a fight broke out in a pub in Crawley.

Police were called to the Old Punchbowl in Crawley High Street shortly after midnight on Wednesday.

Three men in their 20s and 30s were arrested on suspicion of affray.  One of those involved was taken to East Surrey Hospital.

All three have been released on police bail while enquiries continue.

Lightening strike at Gatwick forces plane to land

A plane was struck by lightning and forced to dump fuel and land 10 minutes after takeoff at Gatwick on Wednesday.

The Virgin Atlantic Boeing 747 was heading to Montego Bay when it happened around midday.

After safely touching down, passengers later boarded another flight to continue their journey.

Terrorist ‘may have had links with Crawley’

A  leading  Muslim fears Kent-born Khalid Masood, the attacker who was shot dead in Westminster on Wednesday after killing people in a terrorist attack, may have had links with Crawley.

Speaking to the Crawley Observer, Ahsan Ahmedi from the Mosque in Langley Green condemned the attacks as evil and spoke of his worry the terrorist may have belonged to extremists once based in the area.

He told the paper, Crawley had experience of a particular extremist group “from time to time” and how their former head had visited the town on a regular basis in the 1990s.

He has urged everyone to remain vigilant so as to continue to rid the area of extremism.

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Crawley Wasps LFC in Sussex Women’s Challenge Cup Final

Crawley Wasps Ladies will meet Brighton and Hove Albion Ladies in the Sussex Women’s Challenge Cup Final this evening.  

This is the second successive year the two teams have faced each other in the final, but Wasps will be hoping for win this year; Brighton beat them 5-1 in the final last year.   

Dara Wilson from the Back of the Net Team asked Crawley Wasps Manager, Paul Walker what the team’s tactical approach would be for the final.

Three divisions separate Crawley Wasps from the semi-professional Seagulls, who play in the Women’s Super League. Wasps midfielder, Suzanne Davies, played in last year’s final.

The Sussex Women’s Challenge Cup Final takes place at the FA Headquarters at the Lancing Stadium tonight.  Kick off is at 7.15.