A 22-year-old man was left bruised and with a chipped tooth after being punched in the face in Witney.
He was attacked at about 3.10am last Monday while walking between Church Lane and Witan Way with a friend.
Thames Valley Police, who only released details on Friday, said he was punched repeatedly by a man who claimed the victim had damaged his bike.
The attacker’s shirt was ripped when he was pushed over a fence in the incident.
He is described as white, in his early to mid-30s, about 5ft 11in, stocky and with short brown hair.
He was wearing a red T-shirt and blue jeans and was carrying a black bike frame and wheel. Anyone with information should call Witney police station on 101.
- Do you want alerts delivered straight to your phone via our WhatsApp service? Text NEWS or SPORT or NEWS AND SPORT, depending on which services you want, and your full name to 07767 417704. Save our number into your phone’s contacts as Oxford Mail WhatsApp and ensure you have WhatsApp installed.
Send your Letter to the Editor: What do you think? We welcome letters from our readers on a wide variety of subjects and you can send us a letter for publication here
11:20am Monday 28th July 2014
What do you think? We welcome letters from our readers on a wide variety of subjects and you can send us a letter through the blue headline above.
Our top stories
5:40pm Tuesday 26th May 2015
DRIVERS are facing congestion after a two-vehicle crash closed one lane of the A34 northbound.
UPDATE: Severe delays on Botley Road this evening as latest phase of Frideswide Square works causes traffic chaos
9:43am Tuesday 26th May 2015
Botley Road is at a standstill again as the latest phase of roadworks at Frideswide Square causes traffic chaos.
3:27pm Tuesday 26th May 2015
TENANTS of a property in Banbury could be barred from entering their home by police.
2:10pm Tuesday 26th May 2015
HUNDREDS of mourners lined Blackbird Leys Road to pay their respects to former councillor Val Smith this morning.
12:24pm Tuesday 26th May 2015
A CRASH is currently blocking a lane on the A34 near the Botley Interchange.
11:56am Tuesday 26th May 2015
A LANE on the A40 near Witney has been closed this morning for essential pot hole repairs.