A brutal attack in a popular park has left the victim with broken ribs and cuts to his face that needed hospital treatment.

The man, who is in his 40s, was assaulted in Osgood Park in Foster Avenue, Dedworth between 11pm and 11.15pm on Friday. He has now been discharged from hospital.

Investigating officer, Detective Constable Jim Doel, based at Maidenhead police station, said: “I am appealing for anyone who witnessed this incident to please come forward.

“The victim sustained grievous bodily harm level injuries and needed hospital treatment.

“I believe there may have been people in the local area around this time and may have important information that could assist this investigation."

Anyone with information can contact police on the non-emergency number 101, make a report online, quoting reference 43190349873 or they can call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.