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Source: United Kingdom Thames Valley Police

Thames Valley Police is appealing for witnesses following an assault occasioning grievous bodily harm which occurred in Oxford.

At around 9pm on Friday (23/10) an altercation between a group of people took place in Meyseys Close, Oxford.

The victims, three men in their twenties, were assaulted and sustained gashes to their arms, heads and legs. They were taken to hospital for treatment but have since been discharged.

Detective Constable Oliver Dalby, based at Oxford police station, said: “This was an extremely violent assault which has left multiple victims with serious injuries and so I am appealing for anyone who may have witnessed this incident to come forward.

“I would like to ask those in the local community who have CCTV or video doorbells and also any motorists who were travelling through the vicinity at the time of the incident and have a dash-cam, to check your footage and make a report should you have captured something which you think may assist in our investigation.

“You can contact us using our online reporting form, quoting reference number 43200340248, or by calling the non-emergency number 101.

“Alternatively, you can make an anonymous report to the independent charity Crimestoppers by calling 0800 555 111.”

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Notes to editors –

A 21-year-old man of no fixed abode has been arrested on suspicion of affray and section 18 grievous bodily harm with intent.

A 21-year-old man from Oxford has been arrested on suspicion of conspiracy to cause grievous bodily harm with intent.

A 22-year-old man from Oxford has been arrested on suspicion of possession of an offensive weapon and section 18 wounding with intent.

A 22-year-old man from Oxford has been arrested on suspicion of affray and section 18 wounding with intent.

A 22-year-old man from Oxford has been arrested on suspicion of affray and wounding/inflicting grievous bodily without intent.

All five men have been released on police bail.

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