Wiltshire

Man found with slash injury to his head in Swindon

Gladstone Street sign and entrance to road Image copyright Google Maps
Image caption A police cordon was put in place during an area search and lifted at 03:00BST Saturday morning

A man in his 20s has been taken to hospital after being found with a slash injury to his head.

The man also sustained minor injuries to his leg and hand, but his condition is described as non life-threatening.

Wiltshire Police said they were called out to Gladstone Street, near Manchester Road, Swindon at approximately 23:30 BST on Friday.

Officers urge anyone who witnessed suspicious activity in the area to report it to police.

They want to hear from anyone who saw a man described as black, aged between 25 and 35, tall and of an athletic build, with hair down to his shoulders.

Police inquiries are ongoing.

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