A BOY has been left in hospital with a fractured jaw after he was attacked by gate crashers to a party.

The 17-year-old was standing outside a house party on Willow Road, Ambrosden - near Bicester, at around 9.25pm on Saturday night when a group of thugs pulled up in a grey Volkswagen Golf.

The yobs attacked the teenager, leaving him with facial injuries.

He is still in hospital.

Police are now hunting for the criminals, and have asked party-goers to get in touch.

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Investigating officer detective sergeant Mark Personius, of Banbury police station, said: “This incident is believed to have taken place in the street, outside a property where a party was taking place.

“I am appealing for attendees to the party to come forward if they have any information relating to this incident.

“At this time it is believed that the offenders were not invited as guests to the party, and may have arrived at the scene in a grey coloured Volkswagen Golf.

“Anybody who was a guest at the party and believed they saw something or have any information is asked to contact Thames Valley Police.”

With information call 101 quoting 43200053708.