Appeal after woman was assaulted on Headington Hill

Thames Valley Police is appealing for witnesses after a woman was assaulted in Oxford. The incident happened on Headington Hill footpath near the bridge at 1am today (24/4).

The victim, a 25-year-old woman, was approached by a man who assaulted her.
The victim sustained facial injuries including a broken nose and was taken to the John Radcliffe Hospital for treatment.

The offender is described as black, in his mid-twenties and slim. He was wearing a grey tracksuit.

Investigating officer PC Christopher Tack, based at St Aldates Police Station, said: “This was an unprovoked assault which resulted in the victim requiring medical treatment.

“I would like to appeal to anyone who may have witnessed this assault or has any information to contact Thames Valley Police non-emergency telephone number, on 101, quoting reference 43180122135. Alternatively they can contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.”

The press release can be found here:

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