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Appeal for witnesses following sexual assault in Oxford

Alert message sent 24/08/2020 15:59:00

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Thames Valley Police is appealing for witnesses following an incident in which a man is reported to have sexually assaulted a number of women in Oxford.

The incident happened at around 3.45pm on Tuesday 11 August, at the Barns Road bus stop opposite William Hill.
The man approached a number of women and girls and made comments to them or sexually assaulted them.

Investigating officer, PC Tim Bowers of the Incident and Crime Response Team, based at Cowley said: “This was a concerning incident in broad day light. We are carrying out an investigation and we have made an arrest.

“We are aware that some of the women who were approached or possibly assaulted may not yet have contacted us. We would ask them to please get in touch to assist us in progressing our investigation. 

“Additionally we would ask anyone who was a witness to these incidents who has not yet come forward to please also get in touch.”

Anyone with information should contact Thames Valley Police either online or by calling 101, quoting reference 43200249468.

Or if you wish to report anonymously you can do so by contacting Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.
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Michelle Beahan (Police, NHW & Community Messaging Co-ordinator, Oxford LPA)

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