A MAN had to go to hospital with a cut to the head after an assault in Chipping Norton.

Thames Valley Police is appealing for witnesses following the incident which happened at about 12.30am yesterday (Monday).

A 24-year-old man was assaulted in Churchill Road and received a cut to the head, possibly caused by a sharp object, which required hospital treatment.

It is believed the offender got into a car following the assault and drove off.

No one has been arrested yet.

Investigating officer Detective Inspector Steve Raffield said: “We would like to hear from anyone who witnessed the assault, or who has any information on the incident.

“If you have any information, please contact us immediately on 101.”

Anyone with information is asked to contact Det Insp Raffield on the 24-hour Police Enquiry number 101.