A MAN has been arrested after an attack on Cornmarket Street. 

At around 7pm on Saturday (January 15) a 51-year-old man was walking in Oxford city centre when he was appraoched by a stranger who started verbally abusing him. 

He was then pushed several times in the chest and had his 'property' damaged. 

Police officers have since arrested a 48-year-old man from Oxford in connection with the incident, on suspicion of criminal damage and assault. He has been released under investigation. 

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Anyone who was in the area at the time and witnessed this incident, or who has information which could help Thames Valley Police (TVP) with its investigation, is urged to get in touch.

To do so, call 101 or report via the TVP website, quoting reference 43220021497.

Alternatively, call the independent charity Crimestoppers for 100 per cent anonymity on 0800 555111.

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