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Man beaten unconscious in station toilets
A MAN from Basingstoke was beaten unconscious during a brawl in the toilets of a railway station.
The 36-year-old man was injured in a fight between two groups of men that started on the main concourse of Reading station on Friday, September 13.
Detective Constable Martin Coburn, of the British Transport Police, said: “An altercation took place between two groups of men outside the toilets on the main station concourse shortly after 11.15pm.
“The dispute continued into the toilets and it is here that the attack happened.
“One man, a 36-year-old from Basingstoke, was assaulted and fell unconscious. Another man, a 19-year-old from Swallowfield, stepped in to stop the disorder, but was turned on by two men, and received a split earlobe.”
Officers arrested a 23-year-old from Windsor on suspicion of causing grievous bodily harm and assault, and a 23-year-old man from Camberley for assault.
Both men were released on police bail until Saturday, November 2.
Anyone with information is asked to contact the British Transport Police on 0800 40 50 40, quoting background number B21/LNA of 19/09/2013, or to call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.
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