WITNESSES are being sought after following an attack on a man in his 50's in Reading, where he was kicked, stamped on and had his house keys stolen.

Police made the appeal earlier today following the incident, which took place on Monday, April 5.

The victim, a 58 year old man, was on Orts Road, Reading, at around 9am when the two attsckers approached him, struck him, and then kicked and stamped on him while he was on the ground. 

The victim's house keys were stolen and he required hospital treatment for an ankle injury as a result of the attack, however he has since been discharged.

The attackers were described as around 5' 10 inches tall, and both approximately 20 years old. One attacker was described as a black man of medium build, wearing a gray parka style coat with a red hoodie underneath. 

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The other attacker was described as an asian man, of slim build and wearing gray jogging trousers and a denim jacket. 

Reading Chronicle:

Investigating officer PC Thomas Wheatman, based at Reading police station, said: “I would like to speak to anyone who witnessed the robbery, which took place in daylight hours.

"Police received a number of calls regarding the incident after members of the public heard shouting coming from the street so it is likely more people have heard and seen what happened.  

"The offenders ran away on to Kings Road and towards Reading town centre.

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"Anyone who has any information which could assist the investigation should call the 24-hour non-emergency number 101 or make a report online, quoting the reference 43210142301.

"Alternatively you can contact the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111."