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Assault in Swindon: Police appeal

Wiltshire Police are appealing for witnesses following an assault in Swindon.

Victim in hospital after attack in daylight

A man has been injured in an attack in Swindon. The incident took place in the Town Gardens, Quarry Road, Old Town, at 12.55pm today.

Attack in a Swindon street Credit: ITV News

The victim has been taken to the Great Western Hospital in Swindon with serious injuries. These are not thought to be life threatening.

Part of the gardens have now been cordoned off by officers. A police presence is likely to remain in the area for the rest of the day.

Wiltshire Police are urging witnesses to come forward - to call police on 101 immediately or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111. Information on this number can be left anonymously.

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