Two Slough men have been charged in connection with an attempted murder investigation which has left one woman in hospital in serious condition.

Thames Valley Police launched an investigation after a group of men with weapons targeted a man in his twenties and a woman in her forties at around 5pm on Sunday, June 18 on Windmill Road.

Following the attack, both Mohammad Jamshad, 21 and Shozab Syed, 29, have been charged with one count of violent disorder and one count of possession of an offensive/bladed weapon.

The 19-year-old, 20 year-old and 21 year-old that were arrested on suspicion of attempted murder have been released on bail until September.

Jamshad and Syed appeared in Reading Magistrates Court on Wednesday, July 21 and have been remanded in custody to await details of their next court date.

Investigating officer, Detective Constable Elyse O’Driscoll said: “We are conducting a thorough investigation into this incident, with two people now charged and a further three people on police bail.

“I would like to reassure the community that we believe this was a targeted attack.

“If anyone has any footage or information about the incident then please contact the force as soon as possible.

“The easiest way to contact the force is via our website, a police station, or by calling 101, quoting investigation reference number 43230268281.

“Alternatively, you can contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.”