Man's Shoulder Broken In Weapon Attack In Reading

4 December 2018, 15:31 | Updated: 4 December 2018, 15:36

Thames Valley Police

A 39-year-old's been treated for serious injuries including cuts and a broken shoulder after he was attacked with a weapon in Calcot.

Between 4pm and 4.30pm on Wednesday (November 28), the victim, a 39-year-old man, was assaulted by a group of people in Burbidge Close.

He was left with significant injuries including lacerations and a fractured shoulder, believed to have been caused by a weapon.

The victim was taken to Royal Berkshire Hospital for treatment and has since been discharged.

One of the offenders is described as being around 6ft 3ins tall, of stocky build, and was dressed in a dark coloured baseball cap, and blue t-shirt.

Investigating officer, Detective Constable Pamela Finch, of Force CID based at Newbury police station, said: 

“This was a vicious attack which left the victim with injuries which required him to be taken to hospital.

“We are appealing to anyone who was in or around the area at the time of the offence and may have seen or heard something.”

A 31-year-old man from Reading was arrested on suspicion of assault on Friday and released under investigation.