Boys attacked by two men in Witney

Boys attacked by two men in Witney

Boys attacked by two men in Witney

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A GROUP of teenage boys were attacked as they got off a night bus in Witney.

Police said the suspects are two men who had been on the bus with a woman.

The four boys - two aged 17 and two 18 - got off at the stop on the corner of Burwell Drive and Colwell Drive between 3am and 4am last Saturday.

A 17-year-old was pushed from behind and fell to the ground said Thames Valley Police, which only released details today.

One man assaulted one of the other boys in the group by kicking him and pushing him.

During the assault one of the victims had his phone stolen.

The victims had minor injuries but did not need hospital treatment.

The first man is white, aged about 19, 6ft of stocky build with short hair, brown or black in colour and a “prominent nose”. He was wearing a navy blue polo shirt or t-shirt, dark blue jeans and plain white trainers.

The second is white, in his early twenties with short blonde hair. He was about 6ft and slim and wearing a cream coloured, short-sleeved plain t-shirt with blue jeans.

The woman with them on the bus was white, slim, 5ft7ins with straight brown hair, about shoulder length and tied in a ponytail.

Anyone with information should call 101 and ask to speak to PC Lisa Chapman at Witney police station.

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