A gang of people attacked a man in broad daylight outside a block of flats before fleeing the scene.

Five suspects in a black saloon car are believed to have driven up to the man before assaulting him and fleeing the scene on foot.

A witness appeal has now been launched to find the five people after the attack on Wednesday outside Nokes Court in Commonwealth Drive, Crawley.

A Sussex Police spokesman said: “Officers were called to an alleged assault near Nokes Court, Commonwealth Drive at around 3.10pm on Wednesday 21 February.


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“It is reported five suspects in a black saloon car approached a man and attacked him, before fleeing the scene. The car was abandoned.

“An investigation has been launched into the circumstances of the incident.”

Witnesses and anyone with any information, CCTV or doorbell footage is urged to report to Sussex Police online or call 101 quoting serial 737 of 21/02.