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Appeal for witnesses following assault

Alert message sent 18/01/2022 10:18:00

Information sent on behalf of Thames Valley Police

Thames Valley Police is appealing for witnesses and dash cam footage following an assault in Abingdon.

The incident occurred at around 1.45pm on Saturday 15 January. Police were called to the junction of Lambrick Way and Preston Road where an elderly couple had been assaulted. The victims have reportedly been pushed and a man was getting close to their faces.

We have been unable to identify the elderly victims. If you were one of these victims, please contact us with the below reference number.

A 24-year-old man has been arrested for assault and released under investigation.

Investigating officer PC Andrew Gunn, based at Abingdon police station, said: “I would like to appeal to anybody who may have been in the area and witnessed this assault or were driving past and have dash cam footage, to please get in touch.

“You can get in touch by either making a report online or by calling 101 quoting reference number 43220020794 .

“Alternatively, for 100% anonymity, you can also call the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.”
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Rachel Ward (Police, Corporate Communications, Thames Valley)

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