The family who called an ambulance for two men following an alleged assault in Oxford have spoken about seeing "excessive bleeding". 

At around 6.05pm on Sunday, Thames Valley Police officers were called to College Lane in Littlemore after a suspected stabbing.

The two men who were hospitalised were aged 33 and 28.

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Both men remain in hospital, one with life-threatening injuries and one who is in a stable condition.

One family saw the men injured and called the ambulance immediately after noticing one man was bleeding excessively. 

Oxford Mail: Police officers remained at the scene on Monday morning.Police officers remained at the scene on Monday morning. (Image: Newsquest)

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“My family were going home early that evening and called the ambulance,” said a family member.

“They saw people there and someone bleeding and lots of blood.

“Two people went into the ambulance but I don’t know much more about what happened exactly.”

A man from Oxford has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder, Thames Valley Police confirmed on Monday lunchtime. 

A 33-year-old man remains in police custody after he has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder.

Oxford Mail: The scene on Sunday night after the ambulance had been called.The scene on Sunday night after the ambulance had been called. (Image: Anna Railton)

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Police officers had closed the road on Sunday evening and this cordon remained in place on Monday morning with several officers and force cars at the scene.

Forensics arrived at the site at around 9.30am and started to carry out investigations around a blue Ford which was partially masked by a blue tent.

County councillor for Rose Hill and Littlemore, Trish Elphinstone said: "This is a disturbing incident and it is good to see that the police are dealing with the situation and supporting residents. 

"There are problems with residents having one exit route on the Newman Road.

"In situations like this, it demonstrates the need for alternative emergency exit routes. 

"In the future, I hope that the Littlemore Road filter will be considered when such issues arise."

Oxford Mail: Forensics at the scene on Monday as the road remained closed off.Forensics at the scene on Monday as the road remained closed off. (Image: Newsquest)
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On Sunday Detective Inspector Lou Heffernan-Glover said: “We are in the very early stages of our investigation, and the exact circumstances are currently unclear.

“A team of detectives from Oxford CID are actively investigating to establish what has taken place.

“There will be a large police presence in the area while we carry out our investigation, so if anyone has any questions of specific concerns, please approach our officers and they will do their best to answer.

“I know that this may cause concern to people, but please be reassured that we do not believe there is a threat to the wider public.

“If you have any information, which you think could be useful to us, however insignificant it may seem to you, please call 101, quoting reference number INC-20240225-1462. What you tell us could be key to our investigation.”