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Appeal for witnesses following assault in Oxford

Alert message sent 11/08/2021 11:38:00

Information sent on behalf of Thames Valley Police

Between 5.10pm and 5.40pm on Thursday 5 August a man attended a property in Thames View Road, Rose Hill and threw an unknown substance over the occupant.

The victim, a 34-year-old woman, was taken to hospital as a precaution but did not sustain any injuries. She has since been discharged.

The offender is described as a tall black man, wearing a hooded top and a blue surgical face mask.

Investigating officer Detective Constable Oliver Saunders, based at Oxford police station, said: “This was a very frightening incident for the victim, however thankfully she did not sustain any injuries.

“I am appealing to anybody who witnessed this incident to please come forward and contact police.

“I am particularly keen to hear from anyone who was travelling in the area at the time of the incident who may have CCTV or dash-cam footage from the area, or who recognises the description of the offender.

“If you have any information or witnessed the incident, please call the 24-hour non-emergency number 101 or make a report online, quoting reference 43210350053.

“Alternatively, you can call the independent charity Crimestoppers 100% anonymously on 0800 555 111.”
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Emma Tarry (Police, Communications Officer, Thames Valley)

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