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Assault victim describes terrifying attack

A man from Reading has described the terrifying moment he was set upon by two youths during an argument outside a supermarket.

FIfty-five-year-old Richard Smart suffered a heart attack - and was unconscious for four days - after a brutal attack in Whitley. Since then, he's also been suffering from short term memory loss.

Two boys, aged 12 and 15, were arrested and charged with causing grievous bodily harm without intent - which they admitted to in court. Both escaped custodial sentences. Mel Bloor has our report.