A man has been charged with attempted murder following a mid-morning incident in Farley Hill.
An altercation between two men resulted in the offender chasing and assaulting the victim with a knife, leaving him with injuries to his neck.
The incident took place near the junction with Stockwood Crescent, between 10.45am and 11.15am on Friday September 6.
Armed officers arrived at the scene and arrested a man who has been charged with attempted murder and possession of a bladed article in a public area.
He has been remanded in custody.
Det Con Gill Cowley, who is investigating the attack, is keen to speak with anyone who may have witnessed the attack – particularly the driver and passenger of a car which was forced to stop as the offender was stood in the middle of the road.
If you have information relating to this incident, contact DC Cowley, in confidence, on 01582 394285, the non-emergency number 101, or text information to 07786 200011.
Alternatively contact independent charity Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111, or online at crimestoppers-uk.org. a man who has been charged with attempted murder and possession of a bladed article in a public area, and has been remanded in custody.