A CCTV image has been released of a man police would like to speak to after two women were attacked.

At about 8.30pm on Thursday, August 19, two women were in the smoking area of the Jolly Anglers pub in Reading when a man approached them.

As the women moved away from the man, he threw his drink over them.

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Police said one of the women then went inside the pub, the second remained outside and dropped her drink on the floor.

Where the attack happened

The second woman then went to go inside before the man smashed his glass at the back of her head.

She suffered cuts to her head but did not require hospital treatment.

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Investigating officer PC Natasha Black, based at Reading police station, said: “I am releasing this CCTV image as I believe the man pictured may be able to provide vital information to this investigation and I urge him to come forward.

“This happened in a busy pub and I believe others on a night would have seen or heard something, particularly as the victim dropped her drink during the incident.

“You can contact us using the online form on our website or by calling 101 with reference number 43210372900. Alternatively, you can contact the independent charity Crimestoppers via their website or on 0800 555 111.”