Police are appealing for witnesses after a man was attacked in Newbury by an unknown person.

Between 9 pm and 10 pm last Sunday April 21, the victim, a man aged in his twenties, was in Fifth Road, Newbury.

He was approached by an unknown person and was attacked, sustaining an injury to his head and wrist, which required hospital treatment.

He has since been discharged. The victim’s mobile phone was stolen in the incident.

Investigating officer Detective Constable Kate Sidwell, based at Newbury police station, said: “I am appealing to anybody who may have witnessed this incident to please contact Thames Valley Police.

“I would be particularly keen to hear from any pedestrians or dog walkers who were in the area or anybody who was driving in the area to please get in touch if you have information that can assist my investigation.

“If you have dash-cam in your vehicles, please check this and contact us if it has captured anything that may assist.

“You can contact us online or by calling 101, quoting reference 43240183214.

“Alternatively, for anonymity, you can call the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.”