Witness appeal following assault in Staines-upon-Thames
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We are appealing for witnesses following an assault in Staines-upon-Thames in the early hours today (19 August).
Police were called to Clarence Street around 1am following reports of a large disturbance near The Missing Geek.
Four men were injured after being assaulted by another group. Two of the men were taken to hospital and one remains in a serious condition. The two other men suffered injuries but did not receive hospital treatment.
Four men were located and arrested nearby shortly after the assault. Three of the men, two aged 19 years and one aged 24 years, remain in custody. The fourth man, aged 23, was taken to hospital to be treated for injuries he sustained during the incident.
Enquiries remain ongoing and we would like to speak to anyone who witnessed the incident, or who may have been in the vicinity at the time, as well as anyone with any other information.
Detective Chief Inspector Kate Hyder, who is investigating the incident, said: “Violent crime in our local communities simply cannot be tolerated and we are doing everything we can to ensure that those responsible are brought to justice.
“Local officers will remain in the area to provide reassurance over the next few days, so please speak to them if you have any concerns.”
Det Ch Insp Hyder continued: “We received multiple calls in relation to the incident and have already spoken to a number of witnesses who were at the scene. However, we would still like to appeal to anyone else who may have further information and not have already come forward, to help us progress our enquiries.”
If you can help, please contact us quoting reference PR/45230092832 via: