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Armed siege twins' father is held

A man who held his two-year-old twin daughters in an armed siege at a flat in Kidlington, Oxfordshire, has been arrested. His daughters were released earlier in the afternoon.

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'Up to 50 officers' dealing with Oxfordshire siege

A general view of police activity in Kidlington, Oxfordshire. Credit: Steve Parsons/PA Wire

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".

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