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Man arrested on suspicion of attempted murder following Pangbourne stabbing

Four others also arrested in connection with the incident

Dan Cooper

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A MAN has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder following reports of a stabbing in Pangbourne yesterday (Sun).

The 36-year-old man, from Reading, was arrested today (Mon) following the incident in Sulham Lane at around 1.30pm.

The victim, a 23-year-old man from Pangbourne, received injuries to his leg, eye and neck.  He remains in hospital but his injuries are not thought to be life-threatening.

The injured victim was located by police six miles away in Weldale Street, Reading, a short time after the reported stabbing.

A 25-year-old from Tilehurst, Reading was arrested on suspicion of GBH with intent yesterday in connection with the incident.  

A 50-year-old man and a 42-year-old man, both from Reading, were arrested yesterday on suspicion of assisting an offender.

A 24-year-old man from Pangbourne was arrested today, also on suspicion of assisting an offender.

A fifth man, a 23-year-old from Pangbourne, Reading was arrested today for conspiracy to commit GBH.

Det Insp Stuart Bosley from Force CID in Newbury, said: “I would like to reassure the public that this is an isolated incident and we do not believe it was a random attack."

Anyone with information about the incident should call police on 101.

Alternatively, contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111. No personal details are taken, information is not traced or recorded and you will not go to court.

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