DI John Turner, of Force CID at Abingdon police station, said: This was a particularly nasty incident as the victim was walking with her child at the time, so I am keen to speak to anyone who may have seen someone acting suspiciously in the area around the time of the incident.
“I would like to use this opportunity to continue to remind people to be aware of their personal safety and follow the crime prevention advice available on our website."
If you have any information please contact DI Turner via the Thames Valley Police Enquiry Centre on 101.
A plane had to make an emergency landing in a field near Abingdon after suffering engine failure. Fire crews were called to reports of a light aircraft crash in the Kingston Bagpuize area. The pilot and three passengers escaped unharmed.
Money has been stolen from a cash point inside a bank in Abingdon. It's thought the Barclays branch on Marcham Road was broken into between 2am and 3am. Police are keen to speak to anyone who may have seen any vehicles parked outside during that time.
Anyone with any information should contact Det Sgt Alan Clements via the 24-hour Police Enquiry Centre on 101.
If you don't want to speak directly to the police, you can contact the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or online at crimestoppers-uk.org. No personal details are taken, information is not traced or recorded and you will not go to court.
Thames Valley Police is appealing for witnesses after cash was stolen from a cash point at a bank in Abingdon in the early hours of this morning. Police were called at 3.37am to reports that Barclays Bank in Marcham Road, Abingdon, was insecure.
Officers attended and discovered offenders had forced entry into the bank and stolen an undisclosed amount of cash from one of the cash points inside. Officers are keen to speak to anyone who saw any suspicious activity or vehicles in the area between 2am and 3am.
Troops from Abingdon based 4 Logistic Support Regiment are to receive service medals today for their time in Afghanistan.
They returned to Dalton Barracks in Oxfordshire last month and were seen marching through Abingdon earlier this week.
The 217 medals will be presented by His Royal Highness The Duke of Gloucester. The duties of 4 Logistic Support Regiment were to ensure that the forward operating and patrol bases on the front line were supplied with water, medical supplies, and ammunition.