Man sent to hospital after stabbing in Banbury

A man required hospital treatment after he was stabbed while walking down a road in Banbury.

Monday, 8th March 2021, 5:00 pm

The incident happened when the victim, a 25-year-old man, was approached by two men whilst walking along Daventry Road, Banbury when one of the men stabbed the victim causing a cut to his arm. The assault happened around 2pm on Thursday March 4.

The victim was taken to Horton General Hospital for treatment and has since been released.

The first offender is described as an Asian man, around 5 feet 9 inches tall, in his early 20s, large build with stubble on his face. He was wearing a black hoodie with the hood up, a black Nike body warmer and black jogging bottoms.

The second offender is described as a white man, around 5 feet 6 inches tall and in his early 20s. He was wearing a black material facemask and a long, dark coat that went down to his knees.

Officers with Thames Valley Police are looking for witnesses to the assault.

Investigating officer PC Rob Crofts, based at Banbury police station, said: “I am appealing for anyone who was in the area at the time of the incident or recognises the descriptions above.

“Anyone who has information, CCTV or dashcam footage around the time of the incident should contact the 24-hour non-emergency number 101, or make a report online, quoting the reference 43210091171.

Police are looking for witnesses in the assault of a man last week in Banbury, which left him with a stab wound.

“Alternatively you can contact the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.”