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Amendment: Appeal for witnesses following an assault – Oxford

News   •   May 15, 2019 14:27 BST

Thames Valley Police is appealing for witnesses following an assault in Oxford.

At around 5.30pm on Saturday (11/5) the victim, a 16-year-old girl, was involved in an altercation with a man on New Inn Hall Street. During the incident the girl was punched in the face twice.

The victim sustained a deep cut to her face and a temporary loss of consciousness. She attended the John Radcliffe Hospital for treatment and has since been discharged.

The offender is described as a white man, approximately 5ft 5ins tall, with dark brown hair which was longer on the top and short on the sides and of large build. He was wearing a maroon polo shirt and a light coloured jacket.

Investigating officer, PC Rachel Parrott, based at Oxford police station said: “I am appealing for anyone who has any information about this incident to contact police as soon as possible.

“If you have any details which could assist the investigation please call the 24-hour non-emergency number 101 quoting reference number 43190141532 or report online.

“Alternatively, you can call the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.”

Notes to Editors

Amended: Date of incident amended from Sunday (12/5) to Saturday (11/5)

Age of offender removed and height added as 5ft 5ins tall.