Police in Banbury are appealing for witnesses after a teenager was attacked by another boy in a town park.
The 14 year old victim was playing football with friends when he was assaulted between 5pm and half past on Thursday.
Officers say the 17 year old attacker then rode off on a mountain bike.
Investigating Officer, PC Tony Francis from Banbury Police Station said: “This is a nasty attack and it was fortunate the victim was not seriously injured however he was understandably distressed by the incident.
“We would like to speak to anyone who may have witnessed this incident. If anyone has any information please call Thames Valley Police on 101, quoting incident reference 43170207074 or contact Crimestoppers anonymously by phoning 0300 555 111.”
If you have any information relating to this case, please call 101 quoting reference '43170207074', or contact Crimestoppers anonymously.