Forty eight trees at a new housing development in Hook Norton have been ringed by a chainsaw.
The incident of criminal damage took place between 6pm on Thursday, March 5 and 1pm on Thursday, March 12 in Station Road.
The trees, which formed part of the new development, will now likely die.
Anyone with information about this incident should call PCSO Louise Beaumont of Banbury Police Station on 101. Alternatively call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.