Police ask for information after receiving report of a man brandishing a knife after knocking on doors on a Banbury housing estate
The reported incident happened on Hanwell Fields estate on Easter Sunday at around 5.30am. Thames Valley Police said the incident happened on Lord Grandison Way – officers are investigating.
The alarm was raised on Banbury Info social media site on Facebook when a contributor said: “A young man is going round knocking on doors this morning (in the) Lord Grandison and Lapsley area. When confronted he pulls out a knife."
The householder described the offender as a young white male, of medium build, wearing a dark top and possibly 19 – 22-years-old.
Another contributor to the discussion said they had experience a door knocker asking for money. Others recommended that householders keep their doors locked.
Thames Valley Police asked anyone with any information to call 101 or report online quoting reference 43220164771.