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Thames Valley Police say a man who held his two-year-old twin daughters in an armed siege at a flat in Kidlington, Oxfordshire, has been arrested. The 38-year-old, who was believed to have a firearm, was Tasered by officers.
Police have extended the cordon around an ongoing armed siege in Kidlington, Oxfordshire by 100 yards to help ensure public safety.
Thames Valley Police confirmed they have the situation "fully in hand" after both twin two-year-old girls were released after being held hostage at a house in Oxfordshire.
The girls' father, who was holding them hostage in the property, is believed to still be inside the property, the Oxford Mail reported.
Local Policing Area commander Superintendent Christian Bunt said:"We have the area contained and we have firearms officers that are deployed and are currently dealing with this incident".
A two-year-old girl has been released after being held by her father in an armed siege at a property in Oxfordshire, Thames Valley Police said.
Up to 50 officers have been deployed to deal with an armed siege in Oxfordshire where a man is holding a two-year-old girl, the Oxford Mail reported.
Kidlington Neighbourhood Policing Team said: "This is a contained incident and neighbourhood officers will be carrying out patrols speaking to residents.
"We strongly advise you to avoid the roads in and around Morton Avenue as there will not be any access".
Thames Valley Police said it is "determined" to end a siege at a house in Oxfordshire "as soon as possible".
Local Policing Area commander Superintendent Christian Bunt said:
The man holding a two-year-old girl in an armed siege is believed to be her father, Thames Valley Police said.
Officers were called to a house in Kidlington, Oxfordshire, at 3:40am this morning following reports a 38-year-old man was holding twin girls in a "domestic-related incident", the force said.
The unnamed man is estranged from the children's mother and does not live at the property in Morton Avenue.
Thames Valley Police said: "The man has been in regular communication with the police and one girl was released at around 9:45am.
"Officers are continuing to speak to the man who is still inside the property with the other child".
Armed officers were deployed to the address and a cordon has been placed around the property.
A man is holding a girl in an armed siege at a house in Kidlington, Oxfordshire, Thames Valley Police have confirmed.
The girl's twin sister has been released, the force added.