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Five arrested after man seriously injured in Wantage brawl


Oct 3, 2022

Five arrests have been made after a man was seriously injured in an early-hours brawl in Wantage market place.

The arrests are in connection with an incident at around 3.10am on September 18 where the victim, a man in his 20s, was assaulted.

A 19-year-old man from Wantage has been arrested on suspicion of affray, wounding/inflicting grievous bodily harm without intent, possession of a controlled class B drug – namely cannabis, being concerned in the supply of a controlled class B drug- namely cannabis, acquiring/using/possessing criminal property and possession of an offensive weapon.

A 20-year-old man from Radley, a 23-year-old man from Bristol and a 26-year-old man from Swindon have all been arrested on suspicion of grievous bodily harm with intent and affray.

All five have been released on bail.

Two men, aged 20 and 22 from Wantage, previously arrested in connection with this incident have been bailed.

A 24-year-old man from Wantage previously arrested in connection with this incident has been released with no further action being taken.

Anybody with any information on this incident can make a report online or call 101, quoting reference number 43220419844.

For 100% anonymity, you can also call the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

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