Police Appeal For Second Assault on Bank Holiday Monday

We reported on Tuesday that there was an altercation between two groups that resulted in two 18-year-old men sustaining head injuries and three arrests on Meadow Road on Bank Holiday Monday.  Police are now appealing for witnesses to a second incident that occurred around 10.10pm on Monday (25/5) in Reading Road.

Five men got out of a grey Vauxhall Corsa and approached two boys pushing a bike. They chased the boys, assaulted them and took the bike they were pushing before getting back into the car.

One of the boys, aged 17, received a cut to their abdomen and received hospital treatment. He has since been discharged.

It is believed that the parties involved in this incident were also involved in the earlier altercation.

An 18-year-old man from Maidenhead was arrested on suspicion of grievous bodily harm with intent.

An 18-year-old man from Maidenhead was arrested on suspicion of robbery and affray.

A 17-year-old boy from Henley-on-Thames was arrested on suspicion of affray.

All three have been released under investigation.

Investigating officer, Detective Constable Christopher Cassidy, based at Abingdon police station, said: “I am appealing for anyone who witnessed these incidents or who may have information about what happened to please come forward.

Anyone with information can contact police by making a report online quoting reference 43200154394 or by calling 101.

Alternatively, if you wish to remain anonymous, you contact the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.


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