A MAN was left with a broken arm, cuts and bruising after a ‘particularly violent’ attack near the train station.

At around 9.15pm on Sunday, a man in his 30s was assaulted in Main Road, Long Hanborough near the junction with Regent Drive.

He was taken to hospital and is in a stable condition.

A 22-year-old man from Witney and three other men aged 18, 25 and 26, all from Oxford, have been arrested on suspicion of wounding with intent to cause grievous bodily harm and are in police custody.

Witnesses to the scene said the railway bridge was closed last night by police officers and this morning investigators had put up blue tents.

Detective Sergeant Rob Platt, of Banbury Police Station said: “This was a particularly violent incident, during which the victim has sustained injuries requiring hospital admission.

“Officers have made four arrests in connection with this incident, however we are appealing for anyone in the local area that might have information to come forward.”

Anybody that can help should get in touch with police by calling 101 quoting the reference number 43210053198.

Alternatively, report information anonymously through Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.


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