Friday 12th January 2018
News and appeals
Baby girl killed in Wisborough Green collision
A baby girl died and a young boy was airlifted to hospital with life-threatening head injuries following a collision at Newpound Common, near Wisborough Green.
Emergency services were called to the scene on the B2133 at Newpound at 4.17pm on Wednesday (January 10) where a Mazda3 and a Vauxhall Corsa had collided.
The 7-month-old girl was taken to Worthing Hospital, where she sadly died at 6.36pm. The five-year-old boy was airlifted to St George's Hospital at Tooting where he remained late on Wednesday evening in a critical condition.
Both were passengers in the Mazda. A 27-year-old woman passenger suffered serious leg injuries and was also taken to hospital in London. The driver, a 31-year-old man, suffered minor injuries. All of the occupants are from Pulborough.
The driver of the Corsa, a 36-year-old man from Pulborough, sustained serious chest injuries and was taken to Worthing Hospital.
Police are appealing for witnesses or anyone who may have seen the vehicles in the area shortly beforehand to report online or call 101 quoting Operation Gilford.
The road was closed while rescue, recovery and collision investigation work took place and reopened shortly after 10pm.
Police seek witnesses following street fight in Steyning
Police are seeking witnesses to a street disturbance in Steyning late on Saturday night (6 January).
Shortly after 11pm officers were called to Shooting Field, Steyning, after reports of a fight outside a local club involving some 20 people.
Charlie Bartholomew, 23, a fence erector, of Priory Field, Upper Beeding, was arrested and charged with using threatening behaviour, obstructing police, and assaulting two women police officers in the execution of their duty. He has been bailed to appear before Worthing magistrates on Tuesday 6 February at 10am.
Enquiries are continuing. Anyone who saw anything or who may have other information about the incident is asked to report details online or phone 101, quoting serial 1227 of 06/01.
In a separate occurrence at the same location a 51-year-old woman was found to have sustained a minor head injury for which she was checked at hospital.
Alerts/Press Releases sent out this week click the link to see full details
Reference: 0468 11/01/2018
Location: Wineham Lane Wineham
Date and time: Between 10th and 11th January
Details: It is unknown how entry was gained to a property. An untidy search was made, it is unknown what has been stolen at this time.
Reference: 0939 11/01/2018
Location: The Hollow West Chiltington
Date and time: Between 14:00 and 15:00 on the 11th January
Details: Unknown how entry was gained to a property a camera and keys were stolen
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