Three teens arrested over ‘stabbing’ in Wood Farm of Oxford

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Three teenagers have been arrested in connection with a stabbing in Wood Farm.

Thames Valley Police said the trio – an 18-year-old man and boys aged 17 and 16 – were arrested on suspicion of causing grievous bodily harm with intent and robbery. They remain in custody. 

The arrests follow an 18-year-old man being stabbed in the leg in a park off Wood Farm Road last week.

The man was said to have been hit in the face and stabbed in the leg at around 11pm on Tuesday, November 15. 

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DS Peter Warne of Oxford CID said: “The victim’s injuries were not life-threatening, and we have now made some arrests in relation to the incident. 

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Officers investigating a stabbing in Wood Farm Road park last Tuesday have today arrested three males, aged 18, 17 and 16, all from Headington on suspicious of section 18 GBH with intent and robbery.

They are in police custody.

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“I would again appeal to anybody who was in the Wood Farm Road area between 10.30pm and 11.30pm last Tuesday to contact Thames Valley Police if you witnessed the incident.

“You can do so online or by contacting 101, quoting reference number 43220516026.” 

Police said the victim of the stabbing was taken to hospital and treated for his injuries. He has since been discharged.

Information can be reported anonymously, via Crimestoppers, on 0800 555 111.

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This story was written by Tom Seaward. He joined the team in 2021 as Oxfordshire’s court and crime reporter.  

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