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Appeal for witnesses by Police following serious assaults in Bracknell

Thames Valley Police is appealing for witnesses following serious assaults in Bracknell.

At around 11pm yesterday (28/8) an altercation took place between three men in Newlands Place, Bracknell.

During the incident two men in their twenties received stab wounds while another male in his thirties received a head injury. One of the males to be stabbed was taken to hospital where he remains in a serious condition.

A woman in her twenties, who was also involved received laceration injuries which required hospital treatment.

Detective Chief Inspector Mike Bettington, said: “One man has received serious injuries from this incident and remains critically ill in hospital. We are carrying out a thorough investigation into the events that took place last night and have arrested two men in relation to the incident.”

“We believe that the parties involved in this altercation were known to each other and there was no danger to the wider public.”

“We are aware that this altercation may have been witnessed by a number of people, and may even have been filmed.

“We are asking anyone with information about what took place, or who may have footage of the incident itself to please get in touch.

“If you do have footage of the incident we would ask that you do not share it publicly on social media.

“Members of the public will see an increased police presence whilst we continue to investigate and we would ask anyone with any concerns or information to speak to one of our officers or to call 101 quoting reference 1347 27/8/20. If anyone wishes to report anonymously they can contact the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.”


A 28-year-old man from Bracknell has been arrested on suspicion of GBH, he remains in police custody at this time.

A 38-year-old man from Reading has been arrested on suspicion of GBH, he remains in police custody at this time.