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Assault on Wharf Street

Thames Valley Police is appealing for witnesses to come forward following an assault in Newbury town centre in March.


A number of arrests have been made and officers are appealing for witnesses to come forward.


Among those were a 17-year-old boy from Thatcham, and a 17-year-old from Newbury were both arrested in connection with this incident. They have been released under investigation.


At around 4am on Saturday 30 March two men were assaulted by a group of around five men in Newbury town centre in Wharf Street outside Document House.


The first victim a man in his twenties received fractures to the face which has required ongoing hospital treatment and surgery.


The second victim a man in his late teens received bruising and cuts to his head which he made a full recovery from.


Case investigator Thomas Gosling, based at Newbury police station, said: “We have been carrying out a number of enquiries into this incident and have made a number of arrests.

“We are aware however that this incident happened at a time when many people would have been leaving pubs and clubs in the area and may have important witness information.


“We are aware that a number of people did pass by during the assault and a blonde woman may have also been in the vicinity.”


Anyone with information should call 101 or got our website quoting reference 43190096341.

You can report 100% anonymously to the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

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