POLICE are hunting a man who brutally slammed a hatch drawer down on the hand of an overnight employee at the ESSO services on Thame Road in Thame.

The victim, a man in his thirties, was attacked after an altercation at the night pay window at 1am Saturday, August 1. The offender slammed the hatch drawer down, causing a deep cut on the victim's hand which was treated by officers at the scene but did not require any further treatment.

The offender is described as a white man with an average build and around 5ft 9ins tall. He had short hair, was clean shaven and was wearing a white t-shirt. He was driving a silver five door Seat Leon.

Investigating officer PC Daniel Mitchell, based at Abingdon police station said: “There may have been others near the garage at this time who could have witnessed this incident, or drivers in the area who may have dash-cam footage of the vehicle described.

“If you did witness anything, or have any information that might help our investigation, please get in touch.

You can make a report online, by calling 101 and quoting reference 43200236524 or ringing Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.