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Breadcrumb News Appeal for witnesses following firearms incident in Banbury

Alert message sent 21/12/2020 15:14:00

Information sent on behalf of Thames Valley Police

At around 9.30pm on Sunday (20/12) the occupants of a car believed to be a VW Tiguan or similar, pulled up in Sinclair Road, Banbury and a number of shots were fired outside a residence.

No one was injured during the incident.

Senior investigating officer, Detective Chief Inspector Larry Johnson, Crime Manager for Cherwell and West Oxfordshire, said: “This is a concerning incident and as a result we are carrying out a thorough investigation following a number of lines of enquiry, and the premises and scene are being searched by special trained officers and our CSI teams.

“We are keeping an open mind as to the reasons behind this incident, but at this time we do not believe there was a wider danger to the public.

“Our patrols we will be stepped up in the area and members of the public will see an increased police presence whilst we conduct our enquiries.

“We would ask anyone who has information or may have CCTV footage to please get in touch if they feel they may be able to assist our investigation.

“Anyone with information should call 101 or report online quoting reference 43200433463.

“Or if you wish to report 100% anonymously you can do so by calling the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.”
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Emma Tarry (Police, Communications Officer, Thames Valley)

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