A woman was stabbed in the shoulder as she walked through a park in Slough in the early hours of this morning.

The woman, in her twenties, was walking through Baylis Park between 1am and 1.30am on Monday (June 29) when she was approached by a man.

He stabbed her in the shoulder. Nothing was stolen in the attack.

The woman was rushed to hospital for treatment but has since been released.

The attacker is described as a black man, wearing dark clothing, including a hooded top.

Investigating officer, Detective Sergeant Josh Beasleigh, based at Slough police station, said: “We are appealing for witnesses to this incident, or anyone who has information about what happened, to please come forward.

“Incidents such as this are investigated thoroughly and we would like to reassure and thank the public for their patience and understanding while this takes place."

“Anyone with information is asked to call the non-emergency number 101, or make a report online, quoting reference 43200194453.

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