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Teenage girl arrested over death of man in Crawley

Police say the girl, 14, was arrested late on Wednesday night.

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Police at the scene of the incident in Crawley (Kirsty O’Connor/PA)

Police at the scene of the incident in Crawley (Kirsty O’Connor/PA)

Police at the scene of the incident in Crawley (Kirsty O’Connor/PA)

A teenage girl has been arrested over the murder of a man in West Sussex.

Emergency services were called to Russell Way in Three Bridges, Crawley at 9pm on Tuesday evening where they found a 24-year-old man with serious injuries, Sussex Police said in a statement.

Despite being treated by paramedics and an air ambulance doctor, he later died at the scene.

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Police officers search bushes at the scene on Russell Way in Crawley after a 24-year-old man was fatally stabbed on Tuesday night (Kirsty O’Connor/PA)

Police officers search bushes at the scene on Russell Way in Crawley after a 24-year-old man was fatally stabbed on Tuesday night (Kirsty O’Connor/PA)

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Police officers search bushes at the scene on Russell Way in Crawley after a 24-year-old man was fatally stabbed on Tuesday night (Kirsty O’Connor/PA)

Police said a 14-year-old girl from Crawley was arrested in south London around 10.20pm on Wednesday on suspicion of murder.

A 21-year-old man from London was also arrested on suspicion of assisting an offender.

Anyone with information is asked to report online at sussex.police.uk or call 101 quoting Operation Parkhead.

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