A brutal attack outside the Honeypot Club in Maidenhead has left a man in a coma.

The 24-year-old victim was assaulted outside the club in Queen Street at about 4am on Saturday.

Thames Valley Police are appealing for help from the public - they are treating the incident as a case of grievous bodily harm.

Investigating officer, Detective Inspector Penny MacKenzie said: “If anyone witnessed the assault then I would urge them to contact the police, as they may have vital information that can aid our investigation.

“I also want to speak to anyone who was out with the victim into the early hours of this morning, as this will help us build up a picture of what happened.

“You can leave information on our website or call us on 101, quoting the investigation reference number 220 (28/12).

“We are currently conducting enquiries at the scene, reviewing CCTV and supporting the victim’s family.

“Our enquiries indicate that the victim was assaulted by one man. The offender punched the victim, who then fell to the floor.

“The victim is currently in hospital in a serious condition; he has a bleed on the brain and is in an induced coma.”