Arrests In Banbury Suspicion of Attempted Murder

16 October 2016, 12:44 | Updated: 16 October 2016, 12:45

Pair being questioned on suspicion of attempted murder, man in twenties in hospital with critical injuries following disturbance In Banbury on Friday night.

Thames Valley Police looking for more witnesses after man was seriously assaulted.

Thames Valley Police has arrested a third man in connection with a serious assault in Banbury.

At around 7.45pm on Friday evening (14/10) officers were called to the scene following a disturbance on Coopers Gate, Banbury, Oxfordshire.

It’s reported that a number of men had been involved in an altercation, in which weapons had been used, and the victim may also have been hit with a car sustaining injuries.

The victim a man in his twenties was taken to hospital and remains in a critical condition.

A 29-year-old man from Banbury has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder. He remains in police custody.

A 38-year-old man and a 26-year-old man both from Banbury who were also arrested on suspicion of attempted murder have both been bailed until 28 November 2016.

Senior investigating officer Detective Inspector Jon Capps based at Cowley police station, said: “We are continuing to investigate this incident and we would ask anyone who has information who has not already spoken to us in connection with this incident to come forward.

“We are keeping an open mind at this stage but we do not believe that there is a wider danger to the public.

“If you have any information about the incident please call the 24-hour Thames Valley Police enquiry centre on 101.”