Arrest follows man and teenager stabbing in Crawley

A man and a teenager are being treated for serious injuries in hospital after being stabbed in West Sussex.

A 20-year-old man received multiple stab wounds and a 17-year-old boy was stabbed once during the incident in Shaws Road, Crawley, on Sunday.

Sussex Police said a 21-year-old Crawley man was arrested at the scene on suspicion of causing grievous bodily harm.

He was released on police bail until 14 July pending further inquiries.

'Nasty stab wounds'

Det Sgt Jon Pink, of Sussex Police, said: "This is a serious incident and both victims have received nasty stab wounds to their upper bodies which thankfully, although serious, are not life-threatening.

"We are seeking the public's assistance to trace a man who was seen running away from the incident.

"This man is described as white, 18-years-old, of slim build, approximately 5ft 6in tall with short, dark hair, wearing a red and black jacket red cardigan with blue shirt and blue jeans.

"This man was last seen running in the direction of Woodfield Road, near to the petrol garage and shopping parade."

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