New Year's celebrations took a turn after a fight in a nightclub has prompted an attempted murder investigation.

At around 3am on Monday, January 1, a group of people were involved in a fight within a nightclub, which spilled out onto the High Street.

Thames Valley Police said some of the group broke off and later returned in a vehicle, which was driven at one of the men. The force said a white Peugeot hatchback struck a man in his twenties who sustained minor cuts and bruises.

CCTV, seen by the Observer, shows a car having collided with a shop front in High Street.

A police cordon was enforced and police forensics attended the scene, preventing local businesses from opening until after midday.

Jazz Suri, manager of A to Z Fresh said he felt "threatened" by the incident having happened outside his store.

Thames Valley Police believe the offenders to be aged around 20, two of them are white men, with one of the men having short dark hair and a beard. He was seen to be wearing a dark coloured short sleeved top, a grey hooded top and blue jeans.

A second man was wearing a long-sleeved black shirt and black trousers.

Three of them are white women, two with long blonde hair one of which had a pink top, black leggings and white shoes, and one with a black mini dress and black boots.

Another had long brown hair and wore a blue top, black leggings and white shoes.

An 18-year-old man from Surrey has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder. 

Investigating officer, Detective Constable Aaron Lancaster, said: “This was a serious incident that we are investigating thoroughly, with a suspect currently in police custody.

“I would like to reassure the community this was an isolated incident.

“I understand people may have concerns but you are welcome to discuss these with any of our uniformed officers and members of the public will see an increase police presence while we continue to investigate.

“Anyone with information or footage should call 101 or make a report on our website, quoting reference number 43240000208 or you can submit any footage to us via our dedicated portal.

“Alternatively, provide information anonymously to independent charity Crimestoppers by calling 0800 555 111 or via its website.”