Six people were taken to hospital after they were attacked in a park.

A group of six people were attacked on the edge of Betjeman Park, Mill Street in Wantage, at 2.15am on Saturday 14.

The victims, a mix of men and women, aged in their twenties, were assaulted by another group of people.

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Each of the victims required hospital treatment and were taken to the John Radcliffe Hospital, they have all since been discharged.

The offenders are described as a group made up of men and women, aged in their late twenties.

Investigating officer, PC Lee Butler, based at Wantage police station, said: “I would like to appeal to anybody who may have been in this area during this time and may have dash-cam footage, CCTV or may have witnessed anything to please get in touch.”

Police urge witnesses to call 101 quoting reference 43220208248.

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This story was written by Rebecca Whittaker, she joined the team in 2019 as a multimedia reporter.

Rebecca covers education and news in Abingdon and Wantage.

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