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Police gather evidence after a serious incident in the Waitrose store at Storrington. 29-04-15, Pic Steve Robards SUS-150429-202445001
Police gather evidence after a serious incident in the Waitrose store at Storrington. 29-04-15, Pic Steve Robards SUS-150429-202445001
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Waitrose has said they are ‘very thankful’ no one was seriously injured after a woman was attacked at their store in Storrington yesterday (Wednesday April 30).

Police and ambulance services were called to the store, in Old Mill Square, just before 3pm after reports a woman had been doused in inflammable liquid and suffered a cut.

Police said a 52-year-old man from Storrington has been arrested on suspicion of attempted arson with intent to endanger life and actual bodily harm.

A spokesperson for the supermarket said: “We are very thankful that no one was seriously injured and we will be cooperating with the police in their investigation.”

Anyone who witnessed the incident or has any information about it is asked to email 101@sussex.pnn.police.uk or call 101 quoting serial 822 of 29/04

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