Three men have been charged with attempted robbery following an incident at Salt Hill Park, Slough last Friday.

Mohammed Abdalla, 24, and Jamal Dirir, 23, both of Hatton Avenue, Slough and Jamal Abdi ,19, of no fixed address were all charged on Saturday with one count of attempted robbery, while Jamal Abdi was additionally charged with threatening a person with a blade/sharply pointed article in a public place. All were arrested on Friday.

The charges are in connection with an incident in Salt Hill Park, Slough, at around 8.25am on Friday in which a man aged in his forties was approached by a group of men. One pulled out a knife while others punched and kicked him and stole items of food from him.

Abdalla and Abdi were remanded in custody at Slough Magistrates' Court on Saturday where Dirir was bailed. All are due to appear at Reading Crown Court on February 5.