A man needed hospital treatment after being attacked on a bus in Oxford.

Police were called to Cowley Road after a man in his 50s was punched multiple times and dragged down a number five bus on Thursday (April 11) at around 7.50am.

The man suffered an injury to his face and required hospital treatment, but has since been discharged.

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The offender is described by police as a white man in his 20s with blonde hair and wearing a blue jumper and black labourer trousers.

Investigating officer PC Dayne Maddock said: “I am appealing for witnesses to come forward with any further information on the incident.

“You can also contact us either via our website or by calling 101, quoting the reference number 43240164786. 

“Alternatively, you can contact the independent charity Crimestoppers 100 per cent anonymously on 0800 555 111.”