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Six people charged with Haywards Heath fight

News   •   May 10, 2019 09:00 BST

Six people have been charged following a fight in Haywards Heath.

Police were called shortly before 11am on Tuesday (April 30) to a collision between two vehicles in America Lane.

A group of people in the vehicles, two white transit vans, were then involved in an altercation and a number of weapons were seen. One man suffered a broken arm.

Detective Sergeant Martin Drabble said: "We continue to appeal to any other motorists or residents in the area to get in touch if they saw anything or have dash cam footage which could help with our investigation.

"We are very grateful to those who came forward so far as witnesses to what happened. We believe these are people all known to each other and our investigation continues."

Anyone with information is asked to contact police online quoting serial 405 of 30/4.

Mark Brazil, 40, of America Lane, Haywards Heath has been charged with affray and possession offensive weapon. He pleaded not guilty at Crawley Magistrates' Court on May 2.

Sue Brazil, 40 of America Lane was charged with and pleaded guilty to possession of a bladed article at Crawley Magistrates' Court on May 2.

A 17-year-old boy from Haywards Heath was charged and pleaded guilty to possession of an offensive weapon but pleaded not guilty to affray

All three have been conditionally bailed.

Frank Smith, 49, of Little Bentswood, Haywards Heath and Ambrose Smith, 20, of Hanlye Lane, Cuckfield, Haywards Heath were charged with affray and possession of an offensive weapon. They appeared at Crawley Magistrates' Court and no plea was given. They were both conditionally bailed.

Ambrose Smith, 47, of Hanlye Lane, Cuckfield, Haywards heath was charged with affray and possession of an offensive weapon on May 3. He appeared at Crawley Magistrates on May 4.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police online quoting Operation Rouge.