A man in his 40s was taken to hospital after an altercation on Garratt Lane.

The incident happened on Tuesday, October 2. Police were called at approximately 10:26 am. They found the man suffering from a slash would to the face.

He was taken to hospital where his injuries were assessed as non-life threatening.

A 53-year-old man was arrested by officers a short while later on Birfield Close on suspicion of GBH. He remains in custody.

Officers from the South West Command Unit are investigating.