Man charged after weekend assault

Thames Valley Police has charged a man in connection with a serious assault in Tilehurst in the early hours of yesterday morning.

Craig Leighton, aged 26, from Coombe Road, Reading, has been charged with one count of section 18 wounding with intent.

He will appear before Reading Magistrates’ Court this morning.

The victim, a 52-year-old man from Tilehurst, remains in the John Radcliffe Hospital in a critical condition.