The search continues for teenager Jayden

The 17-year-old from Didcot has been missing for nearly two weeks.

Police focus to find missing Jayden Parkinson

Thames Valley Police are continuing their search for missing teenager Jayden Parkinson. Officers are treating the disappearance of the 17-year-old from Oxford as murder, although no body has been found.

Around 100 officers have today been searching in Didcot and the nearby village of Upton. Two people remain in custody after being arrested on suspicion of murder. Superintendent Christian Bunt spoke to Meridian.

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Police out in force in Jayden murder search

Thames Valley Police officers near Upton, Oxfordshire, search for missing teenager Jayden Parkinson 17, who they believe has been murdered. Credit: Tim Ireland/PA Wire
The search is being conducted over a wide rural area in Oxfordshire Credit: Tim Ireland/PA Wire
Jayden Parkinson, 17, was last seen on December 3 Credit: Tim Ireland/PA Wire

Public asked not to help in search for missing teen

Thames Valley Police have asked the public not to help in the search for missing 17-year-old Jayden Parkinson. She has been missing for nearly two weeks and police believe a young man seen struggling with a suitcase in the Upton and Didcot could hold the key to the investigation.

Two men aged 17 and 22 remain in police custody on suspicion of murder in connection with her disappearance. Commander Supt Christian Bunt said: 'At this stage it is a critical time in our investigation into the disappearance of Jayden Parkinson.

'Due to the nature of the police searches taking place, we would request the public refrain from organising their own search activity at this stage to avoid the risk of jeopardising the investigation.'

Missing teenager case now murder inquiry

Jayden Parkinson was last seen on December 3 Credit: Thames Valley Police

Police searching for missing teenager Jayden Parkinson in Oxfordshire have confirmed their missing person investigation is now a murder inquiry, despite no body having yet been found.The 17-year-old, from Oxford, has been missing for nearly two weeks.

Thames Valley Police have said a young man seen struggling with a suitcase in the area could hold the key to her disappearance and are eager to talk to him. Police have already arrested two men, aged 17 and 22, on suspicion of murder in connection with her disappearance.

The younger man was arrested after he attended a police station in Oxfordshire, while the 22-year-old was arrested at an address in Christchurch Road, Reading, on Thursday night. Forensic officers have been examining the property.

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Extra time for police to question murder suspect

Jayden Parkinson was last seen on December 3 at Didcot rail station Credit: Thames Valley Police

A 22-year-old man arrested on suspicion of murder, in connection with missing 17-year-old Jayden Parkinson, has been further detained for questioning. Jayden recently became homeless and was staying at a hostel in Oxford. She was last seen at Didcot rail station on December 3.

Thames Valley Police officers were granted a further 12 hours until 4.30pm today to question the 22-year-old man from Reading after a Superintendent authorised an extension of his custody time limit. A 17-year-old boy, also arrested on suspicion of murder, remains in police custody.

Police 'searching disused pub' in missing teen case

Police are carrying out a forensic search of a disused pub in the search for a 17-year-old girl who has been missing for 10 days, ITV Meridian understands.

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Police activity at the Crown Inn as officers are reportedly searching the disused pub in missing teen investigation Credit: ITV Meridian

A 22-year-old man from Reading, is being held on suspicion of murder in connection with the disappearance of Jayden Parkinson, who disappeared last Tuesday after boarding a train at Oxford.

The man is believed to be the missing teen's boyfriend.

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Reports that police are searching disused pub in missing teen investigation Credit: ITV Meridian

A 17-year-old boy was also arrested on suspicion of murder this afternoon after he attended a police station in Oxfordshire.

ITV Meridian understands officers are at the Crown Inn, Didcot, and are examining the premises.

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