Man assaulted by two drivers in Banbury road rage incident - Police appeal for witnesses

Police have appealed for witnesses to an assault on a man in Banbury on Monday evening.

By Roseanne Edwards
Wednesday, 29th June 2022, 4:22 pm
Updated Wednesday, 29th June 2022, 4:35 pm
Police have asked for help in an investigation into an assault in Banbury on Monday
Police have asked for help in an investigation into an assault in Banbury on Monday

The assault happened during an altercation at the junction of Sainsburys on the Oxford Road following a dispute over driving. It happened at around 8pm.

A man got out of his vehicle and assaulted the victim, who was riding a motorcycle and wearing motorcycle gear, by punching him in the face.

A second man then got out of another car and also assaulted the motorcyclist. The victim’s motorbike was also kicked over.

The first offender is described as an Asian man in his late twenties. He was driving a silver Mercedes Benz. The second offender is also described as an Asian man in his late twenties. He was driving a grey Volkswagen Golf.

The victim sustained bruising to his face but did not require hospital treatment.

The crime reference number is 43220282419. Thames Valley Police are very keen to see CCTV or dash cam footage as well as receive witness accounts. Please call 101 if you have any information that may help. Footage can be uploaded directly to the investigation system here.