A MAN was held with a Stanley knife to his neck while he was robbed in Barton yesterday.

The 39-year-old man had his cash, bank card and tobacco stolen by a man - who held the knife to his neck - and a woman at around 12.45am close to shops in Barton.

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Thames Valley Police are now appealing for witnesses.

Investigating officer, Detective Constable Rebecca Nightingale, based at Oxford police station said: “I am appealing to anyone who may have witnessed this assault to come forward.If anybody has any mobile phone footage or dash-cam footage of the incident, please get in touch.

“In particular, I would especially like to hear from a taxi driver who is believed to of witnessed the incident and members of the public who were in the vicinity."

If you have information, call 101 or make a report online quoting reference number 43190154488.

Or you can make a report anonymously to Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.