A MAN was struck on the back of the head in attack outside Reading station following Reading FC football disagreement.

A man in his fifties, was in a verbal disagreement with some other men during which he has been struck to the back of the head at around 5.30pm on Station Hill, on Saturday, August 19.

The victim was taken to hospital with a head injury, but his injuries are not believed to be life threatening.

No arrests have been made.

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A dispersal order was put in place in order to move people out of the area to prevent further disorder and to assist our investigation.

Detective Inspector Matthew Rees, said: “Our investigation is ongoing and we believe that this incident may have been a result of a disagreement following the Reading football match.

“The area around Station hill was very busy and a number of calls to emergency services were made following this assault."

Thames Valley Police are now appealing to witnesses.

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The force said: “We are appealing to anyone who witnessed the assault, or anyone who may have mobile phone or dash-cam footage to please get in touch.

“We would ask people to provide their information through our online pages or by calling 101 quoting reference 43230371578.

“If you do not wish to speak to the police then please call the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.”