A 24-year-old was left hospitalised after having a moped driven at him and being punched in the head.

On Wednesday last week at approximately 5.30pm, two moped riders attempted to go through a red light, before being stopped by a 24-year-old man on the side of the road at the junction of Cressex Road and Coronation Road.

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Following a brief discussion, the riders returned to the red light, before one of the riders confronted the victim and drove a moped at his leg. The second rider put his right fist out and punched the victim in the head.

The victim was treated at Wexham Park Hospital for a head injury and was later discharged.

The first offender was riding a red moped, aged between 16 and 17-years-old and of a stocky build. He was wearing a green hooded top, Adidas trousers, blue Adidas trainers and a white and red helmet.

The second offender was riding a black moped, aged between 16 and 17-years-old and of stocky build.

He was wearing a black hooded top, black trousers, black trainers and a black helmet.

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Investigating officer PC Alistair Bennett said: “The victim in this case was injured and is still suffering from the effects of this assault.

“It’s believed a jogger intervened and helped the victim; he may have vital information to help with this investigation so we would ask them to please contact police.

“Anyone who may have information about this incident or dash-cam footage from the area at the time is asked to contact officers by calling 101 quoting reference number 43190116504

“Reports can also be made online or anonymously to the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.”