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Appeal for witnesses after assault - Ambrosden, Oxfordshire

Monday 04 August 2014, 11:28am

Thames Valley Police is appealing for witnesses after an assault occasioning actual bodily harm in Ambrosden, Oxfordshire.

At around 2.15am on Saturday 19 July, a woman aged in her thirties was assaulted by a man in Briar Furlong.

She sustained swelling to her head and face and bruising to her body.

She was taken to Horton General Hospital in Banbury for treatment and has since been discharged.

It is thought that the victim was spoken to by a member of the public at around the time of the assault and police are particularly keen to speak to this person.

He is about 5ft 6ins, around 16 to 17-years-old, with blonde hair swept over to one side. He was wearing a black top and was walking along the hedge lined walkway past the houses towards the main road in Ambrosden.

If anyone has any information or can identify the person described, please call the Thames Valley Police Enquiry Centre on 101.

If you don't want to speak directly to the police you can contact the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or online at www.crimestoppers-uk.or (opens new window)g. No personal details are taken, information is not traced or recorded and you will not go to court.

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Notes for editors:
A 43-year-old man from Oxford has been arrested on suspicion of assault occasioning actual bodily harm and bailed until 24 August.

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