THREE 16-year-old boys have been arrested in connection with an assault in Blackbird Leys on Sunday .

One was arrested on suspicion of violent disorder, another on suspicion of affray and the other on suspicion of obstructing police. Two were bailed until September 19 and the third until July 17.

Thames Valley Police said the incident occurred at 10.50pm in Mercury Road.

A woman, 31, was left with minor bruising, police said, but was not taken to hospital and three cars were damaged.

Det Con Peter Warne Force CID of Oxford said: “It is not yet clear how many people were involved in this incident and whether there were other related disorders prior to the assault.

"We are still looking to speak to another person in relation to it.”

Those with information should call Thames Valley Police on the non-emergency number 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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