Police appeal after shocking attack terrifies Slough family

A SHOCKING attack has put a family in hospital after a driver rammed into them.

After 8pm on Tuesday, January 11, a man knocked on the door of a house on Moray Drive, Slough asking about a car sale.

Another man jumped out from a black Volkswagen Caddy van and started hitting the family’s car with a baseball bat.

Police said a woman, aged in her 30s, rushed outside and stood in front of the van to prevent the men from leaving while she called police.

Her two young daughters also came outside and stood with her. Her husband, aged in his 30s, then came out too.

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Detectives said the men got back into the van and deliberately drove it at the family, hitting them before making off.

The woman suffered severe cuts to her leg and foot whilst the man suffered severe cuts to his feet.The children suffered wounds.

The two adults were rushed to Wexham Park hospital for further treatment and have since been released.

Police describe one of the attackers as an Asian man, aged in his late 20s/early 30’s, about 5ft 10ins-tall, with a round face and a stocky build.

He was wearing a blue/black coloured coat with the peaked hood up and drawn tight around his face.

The other attacker is described as a white Eastern European man with short dark hair and wearing a black puffa jacket.

Detective Inspector Emily Evans, of CID, based at Slough police station, said: “This family suffered severe injuries during this shocking incident but they could have been even worse.

“I want to provide some reassurance to the community that this was an isolated incident, nevertheless, neighbourhood patrols will be increased in the area.

“I am appealing for any witnesses or anyone with information which could help us to please get in touch.

“You can do so by calling 101 or online, quoting reference 43220014987. You can also upload any relevant footage on our dedicated page.

“Alternatively, call the independent charity, Crimestoppers, for 100% anonymity on 0800 555 111.”

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