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Thames Valley Police appeal for witnesses to Calcot gang attack

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POLICE are appealing for witnesses following a violent gang attack.

The attack happened in Linear Park, Calcot, between 7pm and 7.30pm on Tuesday, August 2, on the footpath between the railway bridge and the footpath bridge.

The victim, a man in his 50s, was walking his dog with his partner when he was assaulted by a group of teenagers.

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The victim was injured but did not need hospital treatment.

The offenders are described as four white boys and two white girls, all around 12 to 14 years old.

The boys were tall, of slim build, wearing dark shorts and light t-shirts.

The girls were both of stocky build.

One girl was wearing black shorts and a black t-shirt and the other girl was wearing pale shorts and a white t-shirt.

Investigating officer PC Sara Holmes, based at Newbury police station, said: "I would like to appeal to anybody who may have been in this area during this time and witnessed anything to please get in touch.

"You can get in touch by either making a report online or by calling 101 quoting reference number 43220343435.

"Alternatively, for 100 per cent anonymity, you can also call the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111."

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