Witnesses wanted after teen threatened during Banbury affray incident

Thames Valley Police are looking for witnesses to an incident in a Banbury neighbourhood in which a teenager was threatened by someone believed to be armed with a knife.

Police received a report of an incident, which occurred at around 4.40pm on Tuesday June 9 where a boy in his late teens was approached by a group of boys in the Sandford Green area of town.

Shouting and threats to harm the boy were heard and it is believed that one of the group was carrying a knife and tried to assault the victim. The group left in the direction of Trinity Park.

The first offender is described as a white boy, around 5 feet 6 inches tall and slim. He was wearing a black coat, baseball cap and carried a small shoulder bag.

The other two offenders are described as white boys, both around 5 feet 6 inches tall, between 16 and 18-years-old and were wearing grey tracksuits.

Investigating officer PC Katie Martin based at Banbury police station: “I am appealing for witnesses in relation to this incident, which occurred at a time where I believe someone could have seen or heard something.

“If anyone was in the area at this time, or believes they recognise the description provided of the offenders, please get in touch with Thames Valley Police.

“You can do this by reporting online or calling 101. Please reference number 43200172085 when making any reports.

Police appeal for information after an incident of affray in town

“Alternatively, you can call independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 if you wish to remain anonymous.”