Teenage boy pushed against wall and cut on ear during attack in Banbury

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A teenage boy was pinned against a wall and had his ear cut during an attack in Banbury this month.

Police are appealing for witnesses to the incident that occurred between 10.15 and 10.30am on Monday, May 20.

The assault took place in front of Beechfield House on West Bar Street after the boy was approached by a group of people.

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Following being cut on the ear, the boy fell to the ground and the group left the scene.

Police are appealing for witnesses after a teenage boy was cut on the ear during an attack in Banbury.Police are appealing for witnesses after a teenage boy was cut on the ear during an attack in Banbury.
Police are appealing for witnesses after a teenage boy was cut on the ear during an attack in Banbury.

Thankfully, the teenager did not require any medical attention for his injuries.

Investigating officer Francesca Voicu said “We are appealing for anyone who may have seen this incident or who has dash-cam, doorbell or phone footage from the area around the time that it happened, to please get in touch.

“I urge anyone with information or footage to contact us by calling 101 or via our website, quoting reference number 43240236070."

“Alternatively, you can report information completely anonymously to the independent charity, Crimestoppers, by calling 0800 555 111 or via its website.”