POLICE have confirmed that a man has been stabbed close to Wokingham’s railway station late last night.
An area from The Station Tap pub to the entrance of the station has been closed by police while they conduct an investigation. It remains closed this morning.
A section of the pub’s outdoor seating was also cordoned off and fencing was broken.
Access to The Wokingham Crisis House has been blocked due to the cordon.
There were several police cars plus an ambulance on the scene. A number of eyewitnesses were being kept within the police cordon.
The incident took place late evening on Monday, April 1.
In a statement, Thames Valley Police said: “The force was called to Station Road at 9.50pm, after reports that a man had been stabbed in the street.
“The victim, a man, has been taken to hospital with serious injuries.
“An 18-year-old man from Farnborough has been arrested and is currently in police custody.
“Anyone with information is urged to contact the police.
“In an emergency call 999, or in a non-emergency information can be left online at https://mymsg.eu/5pmd quoting reference 1243 (1/4). Alternatively, you can call us on 101.”
An eyewitness told The Wokingham Paper said: “He was stabbed and there was blood everywhere.”
There are reports of sick images of the incident circulating on social media.
The Station Tap was approached for information about the incident, but management asked The Wokingham Paper to leave the premises.