Police appeal for assault victim to come forward – THREE MONTHS after attack

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Pictures released by Thames Valley Police
Pictures released by Thames Valley Police

POLICE officers are looking to speak to the victim of an assault in Oxford, having not yet come forward three months after the incident took place.

The incident itself occurred in Cornmarket Street at about 5pm on February 20.

The offender approached the victim and hit them in the face, with nearby members of the public intervening.

The victim in this case has not yet confirmed, and Thames Valley Police is now urging them to do so.

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Oxford Mail: Pictures released by Thames Valley Police
Oxford Mail: Pictures released by Thames Valley Police

Pictures released by Thames Valley Police

Investigating officer, Police Constable Antony Tracoshas, based at Oxford police station, said: “We would like to speak to the person in this image as they may have information that could help assist our investigation.

“You can do so by calling 101 or making an initial report online, quoting reference number 43220078557.

“I would also appeal to anybody else who may have been in the area at around the time of the incident to please contact us if you believe you witnessed what happened.

“You can also call the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.”

A 14-year-old boy from Oxford was arrested on suspicion of assault, and has since been released on police bail.

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This story was written by Liam Rice, he joined the team in 2019 as a multimedia reporter.

Liam covers politics, travel and transport. He occasionally covers Oxford United.

Get in touch with him by emailing: Liam.rice@newsquest.co.uk

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