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CCTV released following assault – Banbury

News   •   Jan 05, 2019 12:18 GMT

Thames Valley Police is releasing a CCTV image of a man officers would like to speak to in connection with the assault of a man in Banbury.

At 5.05pm on 4 December the victim, a 40-year-old man, spoke to a group of men. He was then subsequently punched to his head by a man who he did not know while he was standing outside The Exchange Wetherspoons, in High Street. He fell to the ground where he hit his head, which knocked him unconscious.

He was taken to hospital with serious head injuries, including a bleed to the brain, and remains in hospital.

Investigating officer PC Craig Naylor, based at Banbury Investigation Hub, said: “I would like to speak to the person shown in the CCTV image, or anyone who recognises him, as he may have information about this incident during which a man was seriously assaulted.

“If you witnessed the assault or have any details which could assist police please make contact with us.”

If you have any information about the incident please call the 24-hour Thames Valley Police enquiry centre on 101 quoting the reference 43180371167 or you can make a report online.

If you do not wish to speak to police, please call the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.