Police are appealing for witnesses following an assault in Milton Keynes, in which a man was assaulted.

The incident happened between midnight and 6.30am on Sunday (9/8), when the victim, a man in his forties, was walking through the underpass between Westcroft and Oxley Park.

While walking through the underpass, he was approached by two men who then assaulted him. The victim sustained a wound to his back consistent with having been caused by a knife. He is currently receiving hospital treatment.

Investigating officer Detective Constable Matt Acland, based at Milton Keynes police station said, “We are appealing for witnesses to this incident, or anyone who has any information, to please come forward.

“Thames Valley Police treats violent crime with the utmost priority and is committed to reducing knife enabled crime and bringing offenders to justice.

“Anyone with information can contact police by calling 101, or making a report online, quoting reference 43200246301. Alternatively, you can contact the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.”