Four people from Swindon have been arrested after an attack at a cemetery, police have said.

Three people were hospitalised in the incident at Rose Hill Cemetery in Church Cowley Road, Oxford, on Wednesday, January 31.

Thames Valley Police received reports that two women and a man, all in their 40s, were being attacked by a group at around 1.10pm.

The three victims were taken to hospital after sustaining injuries to their heads and bodies.

A 23-year-old woman, a 22-year-old man and a 53-year-old man, all from Swindon, were arrested on suspicion of causing grievous bodily harm with intent, assault causing actual bodily harm and affray.

A 26-year-old man from Swindon was arrested on suspicion of inflicting grievous bodily harm without intent, assault causing actual bodily harm and affray.

They have all been released on bail.

Swindon Advertiser: Rose Hill Cemetery in Cowley Road Rose Hill Cemetery in Cowley Road Investigating officer PC Chloe Epton, based at Oxford police station, said: “I am appealing for witnesses to this assault to please come forward.

“Also, if you were driving in the area around the time of the collision and have a dash-cam, or if you live nearby and have a CCTV camera or a video doorbell, please check any recordings in case it has captured something that could assist us and get in touch if you have.

“You can contact us either via our website or by calling 101, quoting reference number 43240048258.

“Alternatively, you can contact the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.”