A TEENAGE boy was stabbed and another punched and hit with the flat of a knife in an attack which police are appealing for information about.

Thames Valley Police described what happened as a 'grievous bodily harm incident in Oxford'.

In an official appeal, TVP said that between 7pm and 7.30pm on Friday, June 4, there was an 'altercation' in Blackbird Leys Park between Pegasus Road and Cuddesdon Way.

Two teenage boys were assaulted by a group of six.

The first victim sustained a stab wound to the left upper chest area.

The second victim was punched repeatedly and was struck in the back with the flat of a knife.

The group of six offenders, who were all male, then left the scene taking with them a bicycle belonging to one of the victims.

The victims were taken to hospital for treatment and have since been discharged.

According to the police appeal, 'the offenders are described as all being black, male, aged in their mid to late teens'.

The first was described as approximately 5ft 6in tall and skinny. He was wearing a balaclava, a royal blue coloured tracksuit with a stripe down the trousers and arms. He was also carrying a large knife.

The second, believed to have stabbed the first victim, was described as approximately 5ft 9in tall, skinny, with a long face and a dark brown afro. He was wearing a plain white t-shirt and was also carrying a knife.

The third offender was described as approximately 5ft 6in tall and very skinny. He had his hair in braids and was wearing a white vest top.

The fourth offender was described as looking similar to the first offender.

There is no further description of the fifth and sixth offenders.

No arrests have been made yet.

Investigating officer, PC Robert Fisher, based at Oxford police station said: “I am appealing for any witnesses to this incident, or anyone who has any information about what happened, to please come forward.

“Anyone with information can contact police by making a report online or by calling 101, quoting reference 43210243668.

“Alternatively, if you wish to remain anonymous, you can contact the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111, or via their website.”