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Three teenagers were injured in brutal clashes with a 20-strong gang

Three young men were brutally attacked and injured in a clash with around 20 men during a large-scale public order incident.

Two 17-year-old boys and a 16-year-old boy required hospital treatment after A’s attackabout 20 men, all probably in their mid to late teens.

All victims have already been discharged home.

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No arrests have been made, police said.

The incident happened on Bridge Street, near the entrance to Banbury railway station, last Friday (June 7) between 10.45pm and 11pm.

All three injured people were at the Light Cinema and it is believed there may have been a verbal argument.

From there a large group of men walked towards Bridge Street.

As the group walked through the Lidl car park and past Banbury bus station towards Bridge Street, the victims were brutally attacked.

The police are appealing for witnesses to the attack that resulted in serious injuries.

Detective Sergeant Mark Personius, of Banbury CID, said: “This was a significant public disorder incident which resulted in three young men being brutally attacked and injured.

“I am appealing to anyone who may have witnessed this large-scale disorderly incident to contact Thames Valley Police.

“I would be particularly interested in receiving any mobile phone, CCTV or dash cam footage that may have captured the incident.”

Anyone with information can submit it via the dedicated portal for this investigation or contact police in the first instance online or by calling 101, quoting reference number 43240267487.

DS Personius added: “Some of the people involved may have gone towards Middleton Road and onto Waterloo Drive, so I would urge anyone who was in these areas to check their dashcams and CCTV and contact us if anything was captured.” anything that could assist in the investigation.”