Witness appeal after man is hit over the head with a weapon in nearby Bicester

The attack happened on Saturday afternoon in the car park of Rebound Revolution

Monday, 1st November 2021, 4:23 pm
Updated Monday, 1st November 2021, 4:24 pm

Police are appealing for witnesses after a man was hit over the head multiple times in an attack in Bicester.

Between 3.15pm and 4.15pm on Saturday, October 30, the victim, aged in his 30s, was in the car park of Rebound Revolution on Talisman Road with a friend.

They were approached by a man who pushed the victim, hit him over the head with a weapon multiple times and pulled his jacket over his head.

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Police are looking for witnesses to this assault

The victim managed to get away and run back to the venue.

The offender got into a nearby car which then drove away.

The car is described as a black Mercedes C350 with the partial registration of SL61.

The offender is described as a skinny white man in his late 30s, about 5ft 9in tall, with a short, dark beard.

He was wearing a black hooded jacket that was zipped up, with black jeans and black trainers.

He spoke to the victim in Russian.

Investigating officer, Det Con Oliver Harrison, from Banbury Police Station, said: “I am appealing for witnesses to this incident and anyone who may have information about what happened to please come forward.

“I’d also appeal to anyone who was in the car park of the venue around that time and have dash-cams to review any footage in case it has captured something that could assist with the investigation.

“Anyone with information can call 101 or make a report online quoting reference 43210490168.

“Alternatively, if you wish to remain anonymous, you can contact the independent charity Crimestoppers by calling 0800 555 111 or via their website.”