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Fight with weapons breaks out at Chinnor quarry

Chinnor Hill

Published by Charlotte Fisher at 4:42pm 23rd April 2019.

A fight has broken our between two groups of men at a disused quarry in Chinnor.

At around 4.30pm on Easter Sunday (21st April) an altercation broke out between two groups, who are believed to be known to each other.

Weapons were used by both groups to threaten each other.

It is believed that members from one of the groups were driving a white Peugeot van that came off the road and hit a grass verge on Chinnor Hill at around 4.55pm.

The occupants of the van then got into another vehicle which was driven away.

There have been no reports of injuries from these incidents.

Investigating officer PC Matthew Huard, based at Thame police station said:

“We are appealing for anyone who may have witnessed this incident or saw anything suspicious in the area of the quarry and the Ridgeway between the hours of 4pm and 7pm on Easter Sunday to please come forward.

“In particular I would like to hear from anyone who witnessed the incident involving the white Peugeot at around 4.55pm on Chinnor Hill or has dash-cam footage of the incident to contact the 24-hour non-emergency number 101, quoting reference 43190119960.

“I would like to remind residents that the quarry is not open to the public and is very dangerous.”

Alternatively, you can call the non-emergency telephone number, 101, or contact the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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