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Appeal for witnesses following robbery – Oxford

News   •   Apr 15, 2019 15:34 BST

Thames Valley Police is appealing for witnesses following a robbery in Oxford.

At around 8.30pm on Saturday (13/4) the victim, a 29-year-old man, was assaulted by a group of four offenders in Beckett Street. The altercation moved outside Domino’s Pizza in Frideswide Square where the victim was assaulted again with a metal object. The offenders left towards the rear of the Said Business School.

During the assault the victim’s black leather rucksack was stolen. The victim sustained injuries to his face and hands. He attended the John Radcliffe Hospital for treatment and has since been discharged.

The first offender is described as a white man, aged in his twenties, with dark hair, a dark beard, a moustache and slim. He was wearing a grey tracksuit top and trousers and black trainers with a white sole.

The second offender is described as a woman who was wearing light blue jeans and black and white trainers. She was carrying a large grey shoulder bag.

The third offender is described as a man who was wearing a black tracksuit top and trousers with white stripes.

The fourth offender is described as a man who was wearing a grey gilet, light coloured jeans and white trainers.

Investigating officer Detective Constable Daniel Hayward, based at Oxford police station, said: “Due to the time of evening there were a number of people in the area at the time of the offence. I am keen to speak to anyone who may have witnessed this incident or who has any information that could help with this investigation to come forward.”

Anyone with information can get in touch by calling the 24-hour non-emergency number 101, quoting reference 43190112320 or make a report online.

Alternatively, you can contact the independent charity, Crimestoppers, 100 per cent anonymously on 0800 555 111.