Crawley man, 22, hit on head during street robbery

A Crawley man was hit on the head and his bicycle stolen during an attack in Southgate at the weekend.

Tuesday, 27th April 2021, 3:55 pm

Police say that the 22-year-old victim was left with cuts and bruises after the robbery near Southgate shops at around 11.50am on Saturday.

The attacker, who was with two other young men, struck at the entrance to an alleyway at the junction of Baker Close and Malthouse Road in Southgate.

PC Scott Parry appealed to the public; “If you witnessed the incident or have any any other information about those involved, or the bike, please contact us either online or by calling 101, quoting serial 519 of 24/04.”

The stolen bike

The bike stolen was a Black Cannondale FSI 2017 Mountain model.