A man has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after a man in his 70s was attacked in Littlemore.
Police were called at 8.10am to the scene in Long Wall where the victim was found with stab wounds.
He is receiving treatment at hospital for his injuries where he remains in a serious but stable condition.
Speaking of the assault, Det Insp John Turner of Oxford CID said: “The investigation is at an early stage, however, we can confirm there is no threat to the wider community and the victim and offender are known to each other.”
A scene watch currently remains in place.
A 56 year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder and wounding with intent and is currently in police custody.
4:08pm Thursday 27th August 2015
A convicted rapist due to be sentenced for a series of sexual offences may have fled to Hong Kong police have said.
2:38pm Thursday 27th August 2015
THE leader of West Oxfordshire District Council is to be given a knighthood.
8:30am Thursday 27th August 2015
TWO schoolchildren have been hailed heroes after rescuing a woman they found unconscious in a ditch.
5:48pm Thursday 27th August 2015
The M40 is blocked northbound towards junction 9 for Bicester following a four-car crash.
5:07pm Thursday 27th August 2015
Tran strikes planned for the bank holiday weekend will now definitely go ahead.
3:16pm Thursday 27th August 2015
A MAN has been charged with causing death by dangerous driving after a woman was killed on the A34 last month.
1:33pm Thursday 27th August 2015
PROLIFIC robber John Rooney who escaped from an open prison in Aylesbury and travelled to Oxford is no longer believed to be in the area.
1:28pm Thursday 27th August 2015
DRIVERS are experiencing long delays and queuing traffic on the A34 northbound this afternoon due to a broken down lorry.
12:00pm Thursday 27th August 2015
A CRASH on the A4421 this morning between Bicester and Finmere saw the road entirely blocked by a lorry and two vans.
9:00am Thursday 27th August 2015
CANCER patients are being signed up to a massive genetic study that could improve the treatment of their conditions.
8:00am Thursday 27th August 2015
A TRICKSTER who posed as the Duke of Marlborough while spending more than £2,000 at a five-star hotel on a suite and drinks he never paid for has been warned he could be jailed.
7:00am Thursday 27th August 2015
VISITORS are being urged not to abandon Oxford as the county gears up for a bumper bank holiday weekend.
6:30am Thursday 27th August 2015
TRAFFIC and roadworks in the city has led a long-established Oxford clothes shop to move to Witney.
6:00am Thursday 27th August 2015
THE HEADMASTER of Magdalen College School has vowed it will be “functioning normally” when it opens next weekafter a devastating fire in June.