Physical homophobic attack on two men in Oxford17th March 2017
Police investigators in Oxford are appealing to the general public for information after two men were verbally and physically attacked in Oxford in February.
Thames Valley police are appealing for information following a verbal attack on two men in Oxford on the 15th February, at 3 AM in the morning, following Valentine’s day.
On 15 February at around 3 AM, three people were driving along Park End Street when they began to shout homophobic abuse at a man and his friends who were out on the street.
The car then stopped and an alleged physical altercation took place between two offenders and the victim before the offenders escaped in their vehicle.
This is the second homophobic incident recorded for Valentine’s night. The first was a physical assault on two boyfriends on a London-bound train in Ealing.
Fortunately, the victim, a 29-year-old man, did not sustain any injuries during the incident.
Investigating officer, PC Barry Duplock, based at Cowley Police station, said,
“We would like to hear from anyone who may have witnessed this incident or recognises these people or the car as they may have information which is vital to the investigation.”
If you have any information please contact PC Duplock via the Thames Valley Police Enquiry Centre on 101.
If you have any information relating to this case, please call 101 quoting reference ‘43170045600’, or contact Crimestoppers anonymously.