POLICE are appealing for witnesses after a man was rushed to hospital suffering from stab wounds following a fight with two men.

At around 11pm on Monday, February 4 a man in his forties and a woman were inside a property on Chatham Street, Reading when the two men entered the property.

A fight broke out between the three men, where the man in his forties suffered a stab wound to his abdomen, cuts to his fingers and minor wounds to his face and neck.

The two offenders then left the property and headed towards Oxford Road.

Investigating officer, detective chief inspector Matt Stone of Reading Force CID, said: “This was a serious assault which resulted in a man suffering stab wounds.

“The victim is still receiving medical care in hospital.

“The community may notice an increased police presence as we conduct enquiries in the area as part of the investigation.

“We would especially like to speak to anyone with CCTV in the area.”

The first offender is a white man in his mid-twenties and has a slim build, black hair and a short black beard. He was wearing a green parka style anorak with a hood, blue jeans and black shoes.

The second offender is a white man in his late twenties of stocky build, black hair, which was in a Mohawk style. He was wearing red and black hooded anorak, blue jeans and red shoes.

Thames Valley Police are urging anyone with information to contact them on 101.