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Appeal for witnesses following assault in Oxford

Alert message sent 01/05/2020 14:12:00

Information sent on behalf of Thames Valley Police

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

At around 11am on Monday (27/4), the victim, a man in his sixties, was running in University Parks, Park Road in Oxford when he was assaulted by a man walking his dog.
Two dog walkers shouted something to the victim as he ran past them, and when the victim turned to respond, one of them punched him in the face, knocking him unconscious.

The victim sustained minor injuries to his face, shoulder, wrist, elbow and knee but did not seek medical assistance or require any hospital treatment.

The offender is described as male, but the victim was not able to provide any more details.
Investigating officer PC Lucy Pinker, based at Cowley police station said: “I am appealing for any witnesses to this incident or anyone who may have information that would help our investigation.

You can get in touch with us by calling 101 or reporting online quoting reference number 43200124696.

Alternatively, if you wish to remain 100% anonymous you can call the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.
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Michelle Beahan (Police, NHW & Community Messaging Co-ordinator, Oxford LPA)

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