Three hospitalised after Banbury brawl involving around 20 teenagers


Three boys required hospital treatment

Police are investigating a brawl in Banbury involving around 20 males in their mid to late teens which resulted in a 16-year-old boy and two 17-year-old boys needing hospital treatment.

The incident happened last Friday (June 7) between 10.45pm and 11pm in Bridge Street, close to the entrance to Banbury train station.

Police think the incident may have started at the Light cinema where all three of the injured boys had been.   As the group walked through the Lidl car park and passed Banbury bus station onto Bridge Street, the victims were violently assaulted.

Thames Valley Police is appealing for witnesses to come forward.

Detective Sergeant Mark Personius of Banbury CID said: “This was a significant incident of public order which has resulted in three young men being violently attacked and injured.

“I am appealing to anybody who may have witnessed this incident of large scale public order to please get in touch with Thames Valley Police.

“I would be particularly keen to receive any mobile phone, CCTV or dash-cam footage which may have captured the incident.

“You can upload this via a dedicated portal for this investigation, or in the first instance, contact us online or by calling 101, quoting reference number 43240267487.

“Some of the people who were involved may have walked off towards Middleton Road and into Waterloo Drive, so I would also urge anybody who was in these areas to please check dash-cams and CCTV and contact us if it has captured anything that might assist this investigation.”

The three males who required hospital treatment have all since been discharged.

Published: by Banbury FM Newsteam

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