AN ATTEMPTED murder probe has been launched after violence in Slough in which a man was struck by a vehicle and a 'gunshot' was heard.

Thames Valley Police has launched the attempted murder investigation after 'a gunshot' was reportedly heard in the early hours of January 12.

At about 3.15am officers were called to Kaywood Close to reports of violence disorder between a number of men. It is believe during the incident that one man was struck by a vehicle and there were also reporters of a noise that sounded 'like a gunshot.

A man has been taken to hospital where he remains in a serious but stable condition.

Thames Valley Police also confirmed a 31-year-old man, from Slough, has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder.

Investigating officer Detective Inspector Annabelle Palmer, said: “We are investigating this incident and believe that those involved were known to each other and that there was no danger to the wider public.

“Officers are carrying out extensive enquiries into this concerning incident.

“As such there will be increased patrols in the area in order to provide reassurance to the public.

“We asking for the public’s help in investigating this incident and would ask anyone with information about this incident to please get in touch."

Anyone with information is asked to contact police on 101 reference 43240016800.