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Brutal attack and sexual assault in Reading town centre

A man has suffered a serious sexual assault and another has been attacked in Reading town centre.

The victims, aged 25 and 26, were outside the Metro Bank in Broad Street in the early hours of the morning when the ordeal began.

Police say they are now reviewing CCTV footage. Their priority is the victims' welfare, as Sam Holder reports.

Man punched in unprovoked in attack in city centre

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A 19 year-old man has been punched in an unprovoked attack in Reading.

At around 2.15am on Saturday a 19-year-old man was at the Purple Turtle public house on Gun Street, Reading with two other people.

As he was sitting outside, an unknown man ran up behind him and punched him in the eye.

The offender then ran off.

The victim sustained a significant injury to his right eye which required hospital treatment.

He has since been discharged.

This was an unprovoked assault on the victim, who sustained a significant eye injury and has been left shaken and distressed."

– Police Constable Richard Probert, Investigating Officer

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Unprovoked attack leaves student in hospital

Police are appealing for witnesses to an unprovoked attack which left a student in hospital for three days.

Omar Meho was punched in the face outside a nightclub on Brighton seafront. The 20 year old had to have surgery to repair his shattered jaw.

Malcolm Shaw reports.

Unprovoked attack leaves student needing surgery

Police are appealing for witnesses to an unprovoked attack which left a student in hospital for three days.

Omar Meho was punched in the face outside a nightclub on Brighton seafront.

The 20 year old had to have surgery to repair his shattered jaw, as Malcolm Shaw reports.

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