Worker Attacked At Petrol Station

12 September 2016, 07:08 | Updated: 12 September 2016, 07:11

Thames Valley Police is appealing for witnesses to an incident at a petrol station in Minster Lovell yesterday (Sunday) morning.

At just after 6am a customer entered the shop at Texaco Park View Filling Station on Burford Road. 

He detained a member of staff in the shop and assaulted him. 

Police were called and the worker was freed.

The member of staff sustained head injuries during the assault and was taken to the John Radcliffe hospital for treatment.

A 31-year-old man from Witney was arrested at the scene on suspicion of GBH and is currently in custody.

A scene watch is in place at the petrol station while officers carry out their investigation.

If you have any information about this incident please contact Witney CID via the Thames Valley Police Enquiry Centre on 101.

If you don't want to speak directly to the police you can contact the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 .

From Thames Valley Police