Police have arrested a man from Crawley in connection with an attack on a man at an Asda in the town this morning (Wednesday, 11), which left him in a ‘critical’ condition.
Officers were called to the supermarket in Pegler Way around 2.40am, following reports of an assault between two men.
On arrival the victim, a man in his 20s, was taken to hospital with multiple serious head injuries, where police said he remains in a ‘critical’ condition at this time.
A 28-year-old man from Crawley was arrested on suspicion of wounding or inflicting grievous bodily harm without intent, and remains in custody at this time, according to police.
DI Collin Garman said:
“The victim has suffered serious facial injuries and remains in a critical condition in hospital.
“The assault happened in the early of the morning, however there is likely to be people in the supermarket at that time who witnessed what happened.
“We would like to speak to anyone who has information on the assault or who could aid our investigation to please come forward.”
Anyone with information is asked to report it online, or call 101, quoting Operation Kingsway.