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Teenage girl gang slashed homeless woman in razor attack Teenage girl gang slashed homeless woman in razor attack
  • Gang of four teenage girls 'set upon homeless woman' in Worthing, West Sussex
  • The woman was attacked with a razor blade and suffered seven inch arm gash
  • Sussex Police have arrested four girls and have appealed for witnesses

A gang of teenage girls slashed a homeless woman as she sat on a bench in an unprovoked razor attack.

The four girls set upon the woman, cutting her wrist and leaving her bleeding heavily from a seven inch gash.

Police in Worthing, West Sussex arrested four teenage girls and are appealing for witnesses.

 Police are investigating after a homeless woman was attacked with a razor blade by a gang of teenage girls in Worthing last night. Pictured is the scene of the attack

Police are investigating after a homeless woman was attacked with a razor blade by a gang of teenage girls in Worthing last night. Pictured is the scene of the attack

 It is understood two girls have been arrested and remain in custody this morning while police continue to investigate

It is understood two girls have been arrested and remain in custody this morning while police continue to investigate

 Forensic teams were spotted in the town centre last night collecting evidence, with blood found on the pavement

Forensic teams were spotted in the town centre last night collecting evidence, with blood found on the pavement

DS Smith of Sussex Police said: 'We were called to the vicinity of the Guildbourne Centre following reports of a female having been assaulted.

'The victim was found to have an injury to the hand'

The 31-year-old victim suffered serious hand injuries during the attack in Chapel Road, Worthing.

Police officers searched the area and four women were arrested on suspicion of wounding offences.

They were a 21-year-old, a 20-year-old and a 17-year-old, all from Worthing, and a 19-year-old from Lancing.

The victim was taken by ambulance to Worthing Hospital where she was detained for treatment.

Police are appealing for witnesses in the centre of Worthing around 6.45pm last night to help them with their inquiries.

 Officers said the incident took place near the Guildbourne Centre shopping centre at around 6.45pm last night

Officers said the incident took place near the Guildbourne Centre shopping centre at around 6.45pm last night

 A group of four teenage girls were said to have launched an 'unprovoked' attack on the woman, who was sitting on a bench

A group of four teenage girls were said to have launched an 'unprovoked' attack on the woman, who was sitting on a bench

 The woman is said to have sustained a seven inch gash to her arm which was bleeding heavily. Pictured are police as they continue to investigate

The woman is said to have sustained a seven inch gash to her arm which was bleeding heavily. Pictured are police as they continue to investigate


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