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Girls released after siege

Twin two-year-old girls, who were being held in an armed seige at a flat in Oxfordshire, have been released

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Police extend house cordon

Thames Valley Police is extending the cordon around the ongoing firearms incident in Kidlington.

The cordon is being extended by 100 metres in all directions to maintain the safety of the public and local community.

This measure is precautionary and proportionate to the information we have at this time.

I am conscious of the impact that this incident is having on local residents and I would ask them to remain patient with us until this matter is resolved."

– Supt Christian Bunt, Local Policing Area commander

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