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Two men hospitalised in Wharf Street assault

Police appeal for witness to incident outside Slug and Lettuce in Newbury

Chris Ord


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TWO men were taken to hospital after being assaulted outside the Slug and Lettuce in Newbury at the weekend.

The incident which took place at 1.50am on Saturday morning (September 10) involved a group of men and the door staff at the bar in Wharf Street.

The two men, aged 32 and 25, were assaulted and injured and taken to the Royal Berkshire Hospital, but have since been discharged.

Police are appealing for information following the incident.

Investigating officer, Det Sgt John Yallop of Force CID Newbury, said: "If you were in Wharf Street in the early hours of Saturday morning and were a witness to this incident or have any information, please contact me by calling 24-hour Thames Valley Police enquiry centre on 101.

 "If you do not want to speak directly to the police you can contact the independent charity Crimestoppers (opens new window) 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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