Man assaulted during robbery by thieves armed with baseball bat and machete in Banbury

A man had his mobile phone stolen during a robbery and assault by two men who carried a baseball bat and a machete in Banbury.

Friday, 7th January 2022, 10:17 am
Updated Friday, 7th January 2022, 1:24 pm

The robbery happened on the junction of Chatsworth Drive and Bankside (the Bodicote end) between 6.10 and 6.15am yesterday, Thursday January 6.

The two men assaulted the victim and stole his mobile phone during the robbery. The victim suffered minor injuries during the assault.

The two offenders wore dark clothing, bobble hats and scarves around their faces during the robbery and assault. They were seen leaving the scene in a silver Mercedes parked nearby.

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A man had his mobile phone stolen during a robbery and assault by two men who carried a baseball bat and a machete in Banbury.

Thames Valley Police have launched an appeal for witnesses to the incident.

Anyone with information about the robbery is asked to call police on 101 quoting crime reference number: 43220006461.