Thames Valley Police is appealing for witnesses following an incident of theft and assault in Oxford.
At around 10pm on Friday (5/11) a man arranged to meet the offenders to sell them his old mobile phone on John Garne Way.
The offenders have taken the victims phone and then left, the victim chased after them when he has realised he has not received payment. The victim was then assaulted and dragged by a car along Marston Road.
The victim, aged in his twenties, attended hospital having sustained grazes to his knees and elbow. He has since been discharged from hospital.
The first offender is described as a white man, of large build, around 6ft tall and approximately 40 years old.
The second offender is described as a white man, of medium to slim build, between 15 to 18 years old, around 5ft 8ins. He had medium length blonde hair and was wearing a black coat and blue jeans.
The final offender is described as a white man, of slim build, 13-15 years old and around 5ft 6ins. He was wearing a grey puffer coat, blue jeans and dark coloured beanie hat.
The car involved in the incident was a silver Mondeo with the registration plate beginning with RK11.
Investigating officer, Detective Constable Katie Derrick, based at Oxford police station, said: “I am appealing to anyone who witnessed or knows anything about this incident to please come forward.
“To report any information you can call 101 or make a report online, quoting reference 43210501159. If you have any mobile phone footage that may assist the investigation, you can submit this to us using our dedicated online portal.
“Alternatively, if you wish to remain anonymous, you can contact the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 or via their website.”