Police seal off Ifield Parade following robbery

The robbery happened outside Corals betting shop in Ifield Parade. Picture: Mark Dunford
The robbery happened outside Corals betting shop in Ifield Parade. Picture: Mark Dunford

Police have sealed off Ifield Parade in Crawley following a robbery.

A Sussex Police spokesman said: “Investigations are taking place following a reported robbery yesterday. We have sealed off the area.”

Eyewitness Paul Ballard, 62, was on his way to get some shopping this morning at the parade.

He said: “The shops are closed and there is heavy police presence. Police said the shops weren’t likely to open until this afternoon.

“A neighbour told me there had been a big fight and someone had been robbed and officers were waiting for forensics to come in.”

More to follow.

Police are appealing for witnesses to the robbery. Picture: Mark Dunford

Police are appealing for witnesses to the robbery. Picture: Mark Dunford

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