Thames Valley Police is appealing for witnesses following an assault which occurred in Hardwick Park, Banbury.
Between 5pm and 5.30pm on Thursday (13/7), a 14-year-old boy was playing football with his friends on the multi-purpose all weather court, also known as Ironstones Park on Hardwick Park, when he was approached by a boy who then assaulted him. The offender then cycled off on a black mountain bike with two other boys.
The offender is an Asian male, approximately 17-years-old and clean shaven. He was wearing a black Nike tracksuit with a hood.
Investigating Officer, PC Tony Francis from Banbury Police Station said: “This is a nasty attack and it was fortunate the victim was not seriously injured however he was understandably distressed by the incident.
“We would like to speak to anyone who may have witnessed this incident. If anyone has any information please call Thames Valley Police on 101, quoting incident reference 43170207074 or contact Crimestoppers anonymously by phoning 0300 555 111.”
If you have any information relating to this case, please call 101 quoting reference '43170207074', or contact Crimestoppers anonymously.