Around 20 people were fighting on a Banbury road

Robert Shepley - EditorBanbury News, Police & Emergency

Hilton Road Banbury

Thames Valley Police is appealing for witnesses following a disorder and ABH incident in Banbury.

The incident occurred in Hilton Road on last Saturday (23/7) at about 11.20pm.

Officers were called following reports that about 20 people were fighting in the road.

A 29-year-old man and a 34-year-old man were injured in the incident and were taken to Horton General Hospital for treatment. They have since been discharged.

Investigating officer Det Sgt Mike West based at Banbury police station said: “This was a very uncommon incident for this area, and we are carrying out a full investigation, and pursuing a number of leads.

“People living in the area will likely see ongoing police activity in the area while this incident is investigated.

“I would like to encourage anyone who has any information about this to contact me via the 24 hour non-emergency number 101.”

If you do not want to speak directly to the police you can contact the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111. No personal details are taken, information is not traced or recorded and you will not go to court.