Arrest made in connection with criminal damage in Banbury

Robert Shepley - EditorBanbury News, Police & Emergency

Banbury News - Police

Thames Valley Police has made an arrest in connection with multiple incidents of criminal damage in Banbury.

A 15-year-old male from Banbury has been arrested on suspicion of causing criminal damage. He has been bailed until 11 December 2016.

It is in connection with a number of incidents of criminal damage in Ruscote and Hardwick which happened between Saturday (12/11) and Monday (14/11).

In total Thames Valley Police has now received 52 reports of damage to vehicles which included smashed windows, slashed tyres, broken wing mirrors and car-keying.

Streets that were affected included Woodfield, Rye Close, Hereford Way, Banesberie Close, Forgeway, Humber Walk, Riley Drive, Ironstones, Frensham Close, Chichester Walk, Chetwode, Bath Road, Ferriston, Bettina Crescent and Highlands.

Investigating Officer, PC Neil Budd said “We continue to investigate this incident and would ask anyone who has information who has not yet been in touch with us to please call 101.”

If you do not want to speak directly to the police you can contact the independent charity Crimestoppers (opens new window) anonymously on 0800 555 111. No personal details are taken, information is not traced or recorded and you will not go to court.