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Witnesses sought following road traffic collision and assault in Reading – 2 men arrested


Thames Valley Police is appealing for witnesses following an incident on the roundabout joining Whitley Wood Lane and Whitely Wood Road, Reading.

At around 11am on Tuesday (20/10) a Fiat Punto and a moped were involved in a collision on the roundabout, causing a collision with another car.

Following the collision two men got out of the Punto, and attacked the two men who had been riding the moped. It’s thought that a baseball bat may have been used during the assault.

All four men made off following the incident.

Two men were later treated at hospital. One is thought to have suffered a broken leg. Both men have been discharged from hospital.

The driver of the other car was treated at the scene for minor injuries.

Detective Sergeant Jon Morley, of Reading CID, said: “We are investigating this incident and we have made a number of arrests in connection with it.

“We are asking anyone who may have seen this incident, or may have seen anything in the lead up to or following the incident to please come forward.

“Additionally this was on a road in broad day light and it’s possible this incident may have been captured on dash-cam. We would ask people to please review their dash-cams to see if their footage contains anything that could assist our investigation.”

Anyone with information should call 101 or they can report online quoting the reference 43200333469, or if you wish to report 100% anonymously you can so by contacting the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.


An 18-year-old from Bracknell and an 18-year-old from Reading have been arrested on suspicion of GBH with intent. They have both been bailed until the 17 November.

A third 18-year-old also from Reading has been arrested on suspicion of GBH with intent. He has been bailed until 19 November.

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