Man punched in face in clash over bicycle

-

-

First published in News

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

Update: Tribute left to Jan, Phil, and Derin and "my gorgeous boy Jed" + videos

Oxford Mail:

8:11am Sunday 24th May 2015

ARMED police have been seen in Oxford University Parks as the hunt continues for Jed Allen over a triple murder in Didcot.

The Rifles march through Oxford for first time after getting Freedom of the City

Oxford Mail:

10:39am Sunday 24th May 2015

INFANTRYMEN of The Rifles regiment are marching through Oxford this morning for the first time.

FOOTBALL: Mike Ford is relishing challenge after taking over as Banbury United boss

Oxford Mail:

9:30am Saturday 23rd May 2015

Former Oxford United captain Mike Ford is relishing a return to management with Banbury United, after spending more than a year out of the game.

Jury told fire started because businessman thought best man was having affair with wife

Oxford Mail:

8:29am Friday 22nd May 2015

A HOUSE fire that forced people to jump for their lives was started by a businessman who accused his best man of having an affair with his wife, a jury heard.

UPDATE: Missing woman Rachel Selby from Banbury found safe

Oxford Mail:

3:16pm Friday 22nd May 2015

A WOMAN who went missing from Banbury has been found, police said

Person hit by train between Slough and Reading likely to affect Oxford rail services to London

Oxford Mail: A First Great Western High Speed Train

3:24pm Friday 22nd May 2015

TRAINS from Oxford could be disrupted after a person was hit by a train between Slough and Reading.

Comments (2)

Please log in to enable comment sorting

10:22am Mon 1 Sep 14

xenarthra says...

There's obviously no excuse for such violence, but what had the man done to this guy's bike to get him so annoyed?
There's obviously no excuse for such violence, but what had the man done to this guy's bike to get him so annoyed? xenarthra
  • Score: -3

11:04am Mon 1 Sep 14

mytaxes says...

"by a man who claimed the victim had damaged his bike"

There is nothing in the article to say that the victim did damage the bike only that the thug claimed he had.
"by a man who claimed the victim had damaged his bike" There is nothing in the article to say that the victim did damage the bike only that the thug claimed he had. mytaxes
  • Score: 4

Comments are closed on this article.

Send us your news, pictures and videos

Most read stories

Local Info

Enter your postcode, town or place name

About cookies

We want you to enjoy your visit to our website. That's why we use cookies to enhance your experience. By staying on our website you agree to our use of cookies. Find out more about the cookies we use.

I agree