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Horsham Weekly News and Appeals

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Tuesday 14th September 2021

News and appeals
Man seriously injured in Horsham Park attack
Police are seeking witnesses to a late night attack on a man in Horsham Park which has left him with a serious eye injury.
At about 11.30pm on Thursday 9 September, the local man aged 23 was walking through the park when he was attacked near the 'Kaya In The Park' cafe by two young men, described as being in the late teens or early twenties, wearing black tracksuits.
They punched and then kicked him as he lay on the ground, stealing his keys and mobile phone before making off.
He received hospital treatment for his injuries, including multiple fractures to an eye socket, which will require specialist treatment
Detective Constable Charlotte Carter said; "This was a vicious attack and our enquiries are continuing. We believe there were also several other youths of similar age present.
"The cafe was still open at that time and had a number of customers. If you were there or nearby and saw anything of what happened, please contact us either online or by calling 101, quoting serial 1684 of 09/09." 
Crime summary
North Street, Horsham – damage was caused to a car which was parked in the car park for a short time in the afternoon of 9th September. Cad 0964 09/09/21.

The Forge, Southwater – a vehicle was entered, it is unknown if anything was taken. Cad 0326 12/09/21.

London Road, Pulborough – between 1300hrs and 1325hrs 11th September, a car window was broken and cash was stolen. Cad 0368 12/09/21. 

Fairbank Road, Southwater – Between 1800hrs and 2000hrs 10th September, a car was damaged. Cad 0052 14/09/21.

Horsham front office
You may have seen the bulletin that went out yesterday, but if not, Horsham Police Station front office will be closed today, 14th September and also next Monday, 20th September, we would like to apologise for any inconvenience caused.

September Fraud newsletter
Please find attached the monthly fraud newsletter for September. In this issue we look at holiday fraud, pet fraud and text scams.
If you know anyone that’s vulnerable and could be a victim of fraud, please share. 

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