Teenage girl arrested over murder of man in Crawley

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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 where they found a 24-year-old man with serious injuries, Sussex Police said in a statement.

Police officers search bushes at the scene Credit: Kirsty O’Connor/PA

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

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.

Both remain in custody and police said they are "helping with enquiries."

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