Shoppers were left shocked today after a young man jumped to his death in front of them.

The 27-year-old man was seen leaping from the top floor of the County Mall in Crawley town centre near the Boots outlet.

Police were called to the scene at 12.45pm and a cordon has been put in place.

A police spokeswoman said: "The male is local to Crawley. He was declared dead at the scene. His death is not being treated as suspicious."

The coroner has been informed.

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