A TEENAGE girl was taken to hospital after losing consciousness following an assault in Newbury.

Police are appealing for information after a 'large-scale' altercation involving up to 20 people was reported in Denman Drive on Saturday, December 29.

At around 9.35pm, police started to receive several calls about the incident.

A 38-year-old man suffered grazing and bruising to his legs, arms, face and back, while a 16-year-old boy suffered bruises to his face.

He did not require hospital treatment.

The 15-year-old girl was also knocked to the ground and suffered a head injury which caused her to lose consciousness.

She was taken to hospital and later discharged.

The offenders were described as white teenage boys, all aged between 15 and 18.

Detective constable Andy Philpott said: “This was a large-scale disturbance involving a number of people, and unfortunately, three people were injured.

“I am appealing for to anybody who was in the area and believes they witnessed this incident or anyone with further information which could help with this investigation, to call 101, quoting reference number 43180395322.

“Alternatively, you can visit: thamesvalley.police.uk/tua/tell-us-about/cor/tell-us-about-existing-case-report/ and provide all the details there, or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.”