Man arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after armed gang attack woman in Bicester home

Police believe the gang of men used a knife during the assault on a woman in her thirties

By News Reporter
Wednesday, 20th July 2022, 9:19 am
Updated Wednesday, 20th July 2022, 9:23 am
A man has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after a woman was attacked by an armed gang in a house in Bicester.
A man has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after a woman was attacked by an armed gang in a house in Bicester.

A man has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after a woman was attacked by an armed gang in a house in Bicester.

Police believe the gang of men used a knife during the assault on a woman in her thirties in a property on Fakenham Street.

The attack took place between 4.20am and 4.30am yesterday (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.

A 45-year-old man from Bicester has been arrested on suspicion of conspiracy to commit GBH.

An 18-year-old man from London has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder.

Both men remain in police custody.

Investigating officer, Detective Inspector James Holden-White, of Cherwell and West Oxfordshire CID, said: “We are appealing to anyone who may have witnessed this incident or who may have information about what happened to please come forward.

“We are in the early stages of this investigation but have no concerns at this time that there is a risk to the wider public.

“Anyone with information can 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.”