Attacked man may have been begging

John Radcliffe Hospital

John Radcliffe Hospital

First published in News

A stranger punched and kicked a 40-year-old man police say may have been begging.

The assault happened in New Inn Hall Street in the city centre at about 5.25pm on Sunday and the victim was treated at Oxford’s John Radcliffe Hospital for a cut lip and swollen jaw.

Police described the attacker as white and said he was wearing a black top and white or grey tracksuit bottoms. He was carrying a black backpack.

Anyone with information should call Pc Philip Ansell on 101.

Related links

Send us your news, pictures and videos

Most read stories

Local Info

Enter your postcode, town or place name

About cookies

We want you to enjoy your visit to our website. That's why we use cookies to enhance your experience. By staying on our website you agree to our use of cookies. Find out more about the cookies we use.

I agree