A teenager was taken to hospital following a robbery and assault from a large group of youths, police have said. 

The incident occurred in Kidlington between 8.30pm and 9pm at the junction of High Street and Sterling Road Approach on Tuesday.

The victim, a man in his late teens, had been walking when approached by the group who took away his bag, police have said.

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Investigating officer, DC Rachel Hughes said: “I would like to appeal to anybody in the area who may have camera footage, witnessed this or any information regarding this incident, to please get in touch."

The victim's bag has since been found and returned to him.

He required hospital treatment for injuries sustained from the assault but he has since been discharged.

Anyone who would like to report anything further can get in touch by either making a report online or by calling 101 quoting reference number 43230490429.

Alternatively, for complete anonymity, Crimestoppers can be called on 0800 555 111.