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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: Nelsonsdiner.co.uk

Police concerned about man missing from hospital

We are very concerned about David as he requires regular medical attention and hasn’t had this since Tuesday. If anyone sees him, I would ask that you contact us immediately so we can make sure he is safe.

– Sgt Mark Rowe, Oxford police station

Anyone with information is asked to contact Thames Valley Police on 101, quoting URN 802 of 1/7.

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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.

Flowers laid at site where 14-year-old girl died

Flowers laid at the roadside where a 14-year-old girl died yesterday Credit: ITV Meridian

Flowers have been laid at the site where a 14-year-old girl died yesterday in Witney.

She has been named locally as Liberty Baker, who was described as a "friendly and kind girl".

Liberty was a Year 9 pupil at the 1,400-pupil Henry Box School in Witney where staff and students are being counselled over her death.

Officers attended Curbridge Road at 8.12am yesterday morning after reports a car had collided pedestrians.

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Teenage driver bailed after fatal crash

A teenage driver arrested over a collision which killed a 14-year-old girl and injured three other people was tonight bailed by police. The 18-year-old man was held on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving after the incident in which a car hit pedestrians in Witney this morning.

Tributes were earlier paid to the dead girl, named locally as Liberty Baker, who was described as a "friendly and kind girl". Flowers were left by the roadside where Liberty was fatally injured in Curbridge Road just after 8am.

The man, who was arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving after a collision in Curbridge Road at 8.12am in which a 14-year-old girl was killed, has been bailed until 10th August."

– Thames Valley Police

The two unnamed girls and the man were receiving treatment at the John Radcliffe Hospital in Oxford as police appealed for information.

Liberty was a Year 9 pupil at the 1,400-pupil Henry Box School in Witney where staff and students were being counselled over her death.

With deep regret I have to report that a Year 9 student was involved in a fatal traffic incident this morning in Witney. The school community is deeply saddened by this news and our thoughts are with her family and friends at this difficult time. Support is being offered to students and staff.

– Headteacher, Wendy Hemmingsley

Oxfordshire town in mourning as schoolgirl killed in crash

On her way to school this morning, a 14-year-old schoolgirl was walking with two other 14-year-olds and a 40-year-old man. The group were hit by a car, with one girl losing her life and three others taken to hospital. The town of Witney is paying tribute to the young girl who was killed.

Richard Slee has been to the scene of the fatal crash.

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