Three men have been arrested after a man was allegedly attacked in a car in the early hours of this morning.

A major police investigation was launched in High Wycombe, with West Wycombe Road closed off by officers for a number of hours after they were called at around 3.20am to reports of a man being attacked in a vehicle.

The road was closed at the junction of Desborough Avenue and The Pastures.


Man 'attacked in a car' in High Wycombe town centre

West Wycombe Road closed in major police investigation

Rush-hour delays on West Wycombe Road


The man, in his 20s, was taken to Stoke Mandeville Hospital and has since been discharged.

Police said the he was in, a grey Toyota Avensis, was damaged during the incident.

The attackers have been described as Asian but police say it is not clear how many men were involved in the incident.

Bucks Free Press:

Three men aged 24, 21 and 22, all from Rotherham, have been arrested on suspicion of obstructing police officers in the lawful execution of their duty and are currently in police custody.

Investigating officer Sergeant Paul Reading based at High Wycombe police station, said: “We are in the very early stages of this investigation and we are establishing exactly what happened.

“We would like anyone with information about this incident to come forward.

“It happened in the early hours of this morning, but it is an area which is relatively busy and we would like anyone with CCTV or dash-cam footage from before, during or after the incident to make contact with us.

Bucks Free Press:

“If you recognise the description of the vehicle and think you may have seen it before the incident earlier last night, we would like to speak to you.

“We would also like to take this opportunity to thank the public for their patience this morning as there was disruption around the area of West Wycombe Road to accommodate this investigation.”

Call 101 quoting reference 43190169473 or make a report online with any information. You can also call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.