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Armed Attack at Normandy Caravan Site

Published on: 26 Apr, 2015
Updated on: 1 May, 2015

Surrey Police lights-200pxMen armed with hammers attacked and threatened residents in a Normandy caravan site last night (Saturday, April 25).

A number of men wearing black clothing and balaclavas arrived at the location in Glaziers Lane, which contains static mobile homes, at around 10.20pm.

The group threatened two women in one home and demanded money. After searching other unoccupied homes on the site, they moved to another where a man was attacked by some of the men who were armed with hammers. He was injured in the incident and although later seen by paramedics at the scene did not go to hospital.

The group made off from the scene at around 10.30pm in two cars believed to be a blue or dark Audi A4 and a blue VW Golf GTI.

Detectives are appealing for anyone who may have seen the vehicles driving to or from the site or witnessed any suspicious activity in the area to come forward.

Detective Sergeant Andy Greaves said: “This was an extremely frightening incident for those involved and I would like to reassure the local community that we are doing all we can to find those responsible.

“The investigation is in its early stages but we do believe that was a targeted offence and we are currently following up a number of lines of enquiry.

“I would urge anyone who was in the area between 10pm and 10.30pm and saw anything suspicious to contact us.

“We are particularly keen to hear from anyone who may have seen the two cars either driving to the site or speeding away after the incident as they may hold information vital to our investigation.”
Officers from the local Safer Neighbourhood Team are assisting detectives with their investigation by carrying reassurance patrols in the area.
The police are asking anyone who has information on this incident or who can assist officers with their investigation to contact Surrey Police on 101 quoting reference 45150034010. The independent charity Crimestoppers can be contacted anonymously on 0800 555 111.


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