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Source: United Kingdom Thames Valley Police

Thames Valley Police is appealing for witnesses following an incident of grievous bodily harm in Bracknell.

At 11.50am on Sunday (18/10), the victim, a man in his thirties, was assaulted between Bracknell Stores and the Tenterden guest house on Wokingham Road.

He was punched in the face and knocked unconscious during the assault.

At 2.55pm on the same day, the victim collapsed in Millbanke Court and was later air-lifted to hospital.

The victim had sustained a fractured skull and a bleed on the brain. He remains in hospital at this time.

Investigating officer Detective Sergeant Alex Coyne, based at Loddon Valley police station, said: “I am appealing to anyone who has any information about this incident to come forward.

“Several members of the public helped the victim after the assault on Wokingham Road and I would ask them to get in touch.

“I am also appealing to anyone who may have seen the victim between 11.50am and 2.55pm to get in touch, as well as to anyone who was in either of the areas at the time to check their dash-cam footage or video doorbell.

“The victim is a man in his thirties and was wearing a black jacket and blue shorts and carrying a green bag for life. Following the assault, he would have appeared unsteady on his feet.

“You can contact us using our online reporting form, quoting reference number 43200330154, or by calling the non-emergency number 101.

“Alternatively, you can contact Crimestoppers 100% anonymously on 0800 555 111.”


Note to editors

A 36-year-old man from Bracknell has been arrested in connection with this incident and has been released on police bail until 15 November 2020.

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