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Four arrests at demonstrations in Oxford

Four arrests were made during two opposing demonstrations in Oxford city centre this afternoon.

A demonstration was carried out by individuals claiming to represent the National Front and a counter demonstration by groups including Oxford Unite Against Fascism were held in the same area.

Supt Christian Bunt, local police commander for Oxford police area, said: 'I am pleased that these demonstrations passed with minimal disruption. We are grateful for the support we received from local businesses and communities.

'There were a handful of arrests made over the course of the day, however, the vast majority of those taking part were well behaved.

'The demonstrations had understandably caused concern among some of our communities and I would like to thank them for their tolerance, co-operation and patience.'

The four arrests included a 21-year-old woman from Oxford, a 25-year-old man from Reading, and a 26-year-old man from Oxford all on suspicion of obstruct/resist a constable in the execution of duty.

A 26-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of the theft of a flag. All four people currently remain in police custody.


Police appeal after Kingsclere burglary

Hampshire Police are appealing to public after a diner in Kingsclere was broken into and thieves stole nearly £30,000.

At around midnight last night, unknown offenders broken into the American-themed diner and stole two safes from the office area.

Extensive damage was caused to the diner as it is thought heavy machinery was used to drag out the safes.

The activity around the diner during this incident would have caused quite a lot of noise and may have attracted some attention.

Were you in the area at the time? Did you see anything unusual or anyone acting suspiciously?”

– PC Richard Cousins

Diner ransacked after break-in overnight

The diner has been smashed up by intruders Credit: Nelsons diner

A family-run diner in Kingsclere has been left devastated after it was ransacked during an overnight break-in and £30,000 was stolen

Nelsons Diner are appealing for any sightings of a red car that drove into the diner and smashed the diner.

The break-in means the diner will have to close Credit: Nelsons diner

The diner is due to be closed until Saturday because of the extensive damage - as they explain 'there has been lots of damage'.

Nelsons diner closure was announced on their website Credit:


Man missing after leaving hospital in Oxford

David Goodwin Credit: Thames Valley Police

Thames Valley Police is appealing for the public’s help in finding a missing man from Oxford.

David Goodwin, aged 49, was last seen leaving the Churchill Hospital in Headington at midday on Tuesday. He has not been seen since.

David is white and tanned, of medium build and walks with a limp. He also has a Welsh accent and was last seen wearing a black tracksuit.

Officers think he could have travelled out of Oxfordshire and towards the Wiltshire or Avon and Somerset areas.

Crack down on speeding in 20mph zones

Twenty mile an hour speed limits are nothing new - but in certain areas in Oxford, police and residents say drivers are regularly exceeding the limit.

The Thames Valley force is launching a new speed awareness course for drivers doing more than 20 miles an hour - and says it's not just about fining people but educating them. So how will it work? Asana Greenstreet reports.

Family of teen knocked down & killed are "heartbroken"

The family of Liberty Baker, the 14-year-old girl who was knocked down and killed by a car in Witney, say they are devastated she has gone.

They also said:

We are devastated and heartbroken that our beautiful daughter and sister has been so cruelly taken from us.

Liberty was such a kind and caring girl and her glowing smile lit up our lives.

We thank everyone for their support and kind words during this devastating time and we appeal to anyone who saw this tragedy unfold, to contact the Police on 101."

– Statement from Thames Valley Police on behalf of the family of Liberty Baker

The teenager died on Curbridge Road on Monday morning.

Three others were injured in the crash.

The 18-year-old driver of the car, arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving, has been released on bail until the 10th of August.

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