Slough man stabbed in head and back in Godolphin Park attack

A MAN in his twenties was stabbed with a ‘large Rambo-style knife’ after he was attack in a Slough park.

The victim was drinking in Godolphin Park with two friends when they were attacked by six or seven men wearing balaclavas at around 6pm yesterday (June 26).

One of the offenders had a large Rambo-style knife, which he used to stab the victim to the left side of his head and the top of his back.

And another offender had a hammer but didn’t use it.

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The victim is currently in hospital after suffering a fractured skull and a laceration to the back.

A 21-year-old man from Slough has been arrested on suspicion of causing grievous bodily harm with intent and remains in police custody.

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Investigating officer Detective Constable Oliver Elston, based at Slough police station, said: “We are appealing for anyone who may have witnessed this incident or has information about what happened to please come forward.

“Also, we’d ask anyone in the local area who may have dash-cams or CCTV to check the footage in case it has captured something that could assist with the investigation.

“We believe this to be a targeted and isolated incident and there is no wider threat to the public.

“Anyone with information can contact police by calling 101 or making a report online, quoting reference number 43220280553.

“Alternatively, if you wish to remain anonymous, you can contact the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 or via its website.”

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