Thames Valley Police

Appeal for help to trace wanted man – Abingdon

News   •   Jun 16, 2019 11:36 BST

Thames Valley Police is appealing for the public’s help to trace a man who is wanted following an incident in Abingdon.

Vincent Marsh, aged 39, is wanted in connection with an incident which occurred in Tower Close yesterday (15/6) at about 4.20am.

Officers attended a report of an assault and upon arrival confronted a man.

He then threatened them with a knife and used it to burst the tyre of a police vehicle before escaping the scene.

A 38-year-old woman suffered bruising during the incident. No police officers were injured.

Marsh is white, about 5ft 7ins tall with a proportionate build. He has brown hair and stubble, and has tattoos on both arms and one of his legs.

He is known to frequent Abingdon and Oxford city centre.

Anyone who sees Marsh is asked not to approach him, but to call 999 quoting reference number 219 (15/6).

Investigating officer Detective Sergeant Sarah Berry, based at St Aldates police station said: “We are appealing for the public’s help to help us locate Vincent Marsh.

“He is wanted in connection with assault, affray and criminal damage to a police vehicle.

“If you have seen him, or have any information which could help us find him, please contact us.”

If you wish to make a report anonymously, you can contact Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 or contact us online.

JA