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Two arrested for criminal damage in East Grinstead

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22 March 2018


Sussex Police have arrested two people for criminal damage offences.

Police received reports of two people near Railway Approach, East Grinstead, on Tuesday 13 March allegedly shooting pigeons on the roof with catapults. Officers attended the scene and arrested both suspects.

A 21-year-old man of no fixed address was arrested on suspicion of criminal damage, possession of an offensive weapon in a public place, conspiracy to destroy or damage a property and having an article with intent to destroy or damage property.

A 17-year-old boy of Edenbridge, Kent, was arrested on suspicion of criminal damage, conspiracy to destroy or damage a property and having an article with intent to destroy or damage property.

Both have been released under investigation and the investigation continues.

Anyone with information is asked to report online or call 101 quoting reference Operation Compound.



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