A WOMAN was taken to hospital with facial injuries after being involved in a fight in an Oxforshire town.

The incident happened last Friday at around 3.25pm in Bicester when one woman hit the other in Chapel Street, near the junction with Priory Road.

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The victim, a 22-year-old woman, was taken to the John Radcliffe Hospital with facial injuries, but has since been discharged.

A 22-year-old woman of no fixed abode has been arrested on suspicion of inflicting grievous bodily harm without intent in connection with the incident.

She has been released under investigation.

Investigating officer, Detective Sergeant Mark Personius, of Banbury Force CID, said: “I am appealing for witnesses to this incident, during which a woman sustained facial injuries requiring hospital treatment.

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“This incident happened during daylight hours in a public area, therefore I believe that there’s a chance members of the public will have witnessed it.

“Anyone who believes they saw something is asked to call Thames Valley Police on 101, quoting reference number 43190333259."