Man, 25, seriously hurt after being repeatedly stabbed on Thames pleasure boat

A MAN was stabbed on a river close to Windsor Castle after a group of thugs boarded his pleasure boat.

The 25-year-old is in a “serious but stable” condition after being struck repeatedly in the neck and body.

He had been travelling on a boat with friends on the Thames near Eton, Berks, on Wednesday afternoon.

A group of youths on a larger boat then approached with some clambering across to carry out the attack.

The culprits are said to have fled on foot.

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No arrests have been made.

The scene is 500m from where Prince Harry and Meghan Markle will marry next month.

Det Sgt Dean Brown, of Thames Valley police, said: “It was a busy day along the river and we believe many people may have witnessed this assault.”

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