These are the horrific injuries suffered a woman who was kidnapped in her own car and then savagely attacked.
Shocking pictures of the 58-year-old’s badly-bruised face have been shared by police as they hunt her atackers.
The woman had parked her BMW one series on a street in Kidmore End, South Oxfordshire when officer says she was attacked by two men carrying a knife.
She was then bundled into the boot of her car and driven to a number of unknown places before the car was stopped and she was physically assaulted, police say.
The brutal attack left her with head, torso and hand injuries.
Eventually the offenders fled the scene and the victim managed to free herself from the boot of the vehicle and sought help from a member of the public, who called police.
She is still in hospital receiving treatment.
Thames Valley Police have launched an investigation into the attack.
Both men are described as black, one was broad shouldered and possibly in his twenties. They were in possession of a large black handled knife.
Investigating officer, DCI Matt Stone, said: “These are extremely serious offences, which are being extensively investigated by Thames Valley Police.
“Residents will see an increased police presence in the area, with a scenewatch in Scott Close. If you have any concerns or questions, please approach a police officer.
“Our investigation has started in earnest; the victim’s vehicle has been recovered, we are carrying out forensic examinations, conducting house to house enquiries, and are obtaining and reviewing CCTV.
“The victim continues to receive treatment in hospital for her injuries and we are working with her and her family to progress the investigation, and ensure she receives the support needed
“Someone, somewhere will have information about these offences and I am appealing to those people to search their conscience, consider the injuries to the victim, and do the right thing by coming forward."
The woman was kidnapped near Scott Close, Kidmore End, between 6.30pm and 7pm on Tuesday.
Her car was stopped in Tanners Lane near Chalkhouse Green.
Anyone with information is urged to call police on 101 quoting reference number 43180378785.
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