THE POLICE have appealed for witnesses after a man was injured in a ‘targeted attack’.

The emergency services were alerted after reports of an assault on White Lion Road in Amersham yesterday (September 25).

Now Thames Valley Police are appealing for any witnesses to the attack, which happened in the car park outside Kwikfit at 9.50am.

A man in his forties suffered numerous serious cuts to his body and face after another man attacked him armed with a weapon.

Thames Valley Air Ambulance attended to provide critical care and the victim was airlifted to John Radcliffe Hospital in Oxford for further treatment, where he remains in a stable condition.

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The offender is described as a bald, white man in his late forties wearing a baggy black t-shirt and black shoes. He was driving a white Luton van.

Detective Sergeant Jo Lynch, of Amersham CID, said: “I understand this assault may cause some concern but we are investigating it as a priority.

“It is thought to have been a targeted attack so there is not considered to be any danger to the wider public.

“We are asking anyone who may have witnessed the assault or anything related to it to please come forward.

“It happened during the morning so there may well be many members of the public who witnessed the attack, who I would ask to get in touch.

"We are also asking anyone who lives in the area who has a CCTV camera, or anyone with a dashcam who was driving in the area to please check their recordings and get in touch if it shows anything that may be of use for our investigation.”

Anyone with information or footage can report it online or call 101 and quote the reference number 43230430098.

To provide information anonymously, contact the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.