Another person has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder as police make a further appeal for information following a terrifying attack in Bicester.
As we reported yesterday (Wednesday), two people were arrested after a woman was attacked by an armed gang in a house on Fakenham Street.
Today (Thursday), police said a A 17-year-old boy from Bicester has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder, section 18 grievous bodily harm with intent, aggravated burglary and being concerned in the supply of a class A drug. He has been released on bail until 17 August.
This follows two previous arrests - a 45-year-old man from Bicester, arrested on suspicion of conspiracy to commit GBH; and an 18-year-old man from London, arrested on suspicion of attempted murder.
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Police believe the gang of men used a knife during the assault on a woman in her thirties.
Officers have now set up a dedicated portal for people to upload material, such as images and/or videos from mobile phones, CCTV cameras, dash-cams and doorbell cameras.
The attack took place between 4.20am and 4.30am on June 19 and the offenders are described as a group of three to four black men and a white man all aged between 18 and 25-years-old.
Investigating officer Detective Sergeant Mark Personius, of Cherwell and West Oxfordshire CID, said: “We are making a further appeal to anyone who may have witnessed this incident or who may have information about what happened to please come forward.
“We have created a dedicated portal for people to upload material relating to the incident to, such as images and/or videos from mobile phones, CCTV cameras, dash-cams and doorbell cameras.
“I am specifically looking for residents on the Kingsmere Estate to upload any footage they have from between 3.30am to 5.30am on Tuesday.
“Also for them to review any footage from midnight until 5.30am on Tuesday, as well as anything they believe may be related.
“Anyone with information can also contact us online or by calling 101, quoting reference number 43220318621.
“Alternatively, if you wish to remain anonymous, you can contact the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously by calling 101 or online.”
To visit the dedicated portal to upload material, click here.