Man gets head injury in Reading assault

A man is in hospital with a head injury after being assaulted in Berkshire.

The 28-year-old man from Reading was with a friend in St Mary's Butts in the town, outside the entrance to Broad Street Mall, when he was attacked on Sunday at 0150 BST.

The victim is in a stable condition at the Royal Berkshire Hospital.

Police, who are appealing for witnesses, say three men were seen arguing with each other before running from St Mary's Butts into Cheapside.

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