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16-year-old boy arrested after bank robbery in Oxford

A teenage boy is being questioned in relation to a bank robbery in Oxford. Credit: Joe Giddens / PA Wire/PA Images

A 16-year-old boy is being questioned by police after being arrested on suspicion of taking part in a bank robbery.

The teenager, from Oxford, is in custody after being arrested on Friday. He is being held in connection with a robbery at a branch of Lloyds in London Road, Headington, Oxford, on January 23rd, Thames Valley Police said.

Reports at the time said two men with their faces covered and dressed in blue boiler suits stole cash from the branch, and one is believed to have had a firearm.

No one was injured. Thames Valley Police are appealing for witnesses and information.


Two killed in microlight crash in Oxfordshire

Enstone Airfield Credit: Google Street View

Two men have died following a light aircraft crash at an airfield.

The pilot, in his 60s, and his passenger, in his 50s, suffered fatal injuries at Enstone Airfield in Oxfordshire last night.

Thames Valley Police said they were called to reports of a microlight crash at around 7.20pm. Both victims' next of kin have been told, but their identities have not been disclosed.

The Air Accidents Investigation Branch has been told about the incident and officials will be carrying out an investigation.

'Serious blessing' not more people killed in M40 crash

Police say it is a "serious blessing" that more people were not killed in the 40-car pile-up on the M40.

One person was declared dead at the scene following the crash near Oxfordshire in foggy conditions this morning.

Chief Inspector Henry Parsons, head of Thames Valley Police's roads police team, said the crash was an "extraordinary" and unusual accident.

"It is a horrible scene and ultimately one person has lost their life and several are seriously injured as a result. It is awful, whatever way you dress it up," he said at the crash scene.

M40 pile-up: Scale of damage seen in aerial photo

The scale of the damage after a 40-car pile up on the M40 has been seen in an aerial picture released by police.

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