A man is in critical condition after he was hit on the head last night.

Police are investigating the attack which saw a man in his 40s hit in Slough.

The assault happened at about 8.45pm on Monday, October 5, in Chalvey Road East. 

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The man in his 40s was hit on the head and sustained serious head injuries.

The map below shows the road the attack happened on

He remains in hospital in a critical condition.

A police cordon is in place while investigations are being carried out. 

Investigating officer, Detective Inspector Dean Brown, based at Maidenhead police station said: “I am appealing for anyone who witnessed this incident, or who may have information about what happened to please come forward.

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“We are in the early stages of this investigation however we believe it is likely there were people in the area at the time who may have seen or heard something, and may have captured dash-cam or CCTV footage.

“Chalvey Road East is closed and will remain so whilst we carry out our enquiries. As a result of this, there will be an increased police presence in the local area.

“Anyone with information can contact police by calling 101, or making a report online, quoting reference 43200313453.

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