Several trees in a park area in Bicester are to be replaced at a cost of £16,000 following incidents of criminal damage.
Between October 26 and 31, at Whitelands Way, in Kingsmere, offenders caused damage to trees in a park by bending them, causing them to snap.
As a result of this damage, the trees have died.
Thames Valley Police is appealing for witnesses. PC Chris Kidd, from Bicester police station said: “If there are any members of the public, especially dog walkers, who may have seen people acting suspiciously in the area, please get in touch.”
If you have seen any suspicious activity relating to these incidents call PC Kidd from Bicester police station via the Thames Valley Police Enquiry Centre on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or www.crimestoppers-uk.org.