Man seriously injured during assault in Banbury over Bank Holiday weekend

A man was left injured after an assault while he walked home with his partner in Banbury.

Wednesday, 5th May 2021, 12:05 pm
Updated Wednesday, 5th May 2021, 12:16 pm

The incident happened while a couple walked home around 10.30pm on Sunday May 2 along Sideleigh Road, Bodicote.

The woman was walking ahead and lost sight of her partner, when the woman retraced her steps she found her partner lying down with a serious unexplained head injury.

The victim suffered injuries to his head and required treatment at the Horton General Hospital.

Officers believe an altercation took place which led to the victim’s injuries.

It is believed two men were seen running away towards East Street. No descriptions are available at this time.

Thames Valley Police is appealing for witnesses following an assault in Banbury.

Investigating officer PC Bethany Foster, based at Banbury police station, said: “We believe that the victim has been injured during an assault.

A man was left injured after an assault while he walked home with his partner in Banbury over the Bank Holiday weekend

“I would like to appeal to anyone who may have any information about this incident to come forward. You can get in touch by making a report online or by calling 101 and quoting reference number 43210187825.”

Alternatively you can call the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.