Appeal for witnesses following public order incident – Reading
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Thames Valley Police is appealing for witnesses following an incident of public order in Reading.
At around 9pm on Saturday (2/9), the victim, a man in his thirties, was walking along Oxford Road opposite McDonald’s and witnessed a man threatening random passers-by with a knife.
The man then swore at the victim and thrusted the knife towards him before making off to an address on Oxford Road.
The offender is described as an Asian man, around 5ft 6ins tall and of medium build. He was wearing a cream shirt and dark grey trousers. He had curly black hair, stubble and aged in his late twenties. The man appeared as if he had slept rough.
Investigating officer PC Christopher Wild, based at Reading police station, said: “I would like to appeal to anyone who saw this incident, or who has any information which could help our investigation, to get in touch.
“If you have any have any information that could help with our investigation, make a report online or call 101, quoting reference number 43230393762.
“Alternatively, for 100% anonymity, you can also call the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.”