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  2. Armed robbers threaten Reading betting shop staff

    The Betfred

    Robbers armed with a handgun have threatened staff and stolen cash from a bookmakers in Reading.

    Thames Valley Police said two men entered a Betfred in Oxford Road at 08:24, produced a handgun and demanded money.

    A quantity of cash was placed in a plastic bag and both left the store.

    Both suspects are white men in their 30s, the first was dressed in a black waist-length jacket with a fur-lined hood and dark trousers.

    The second was dressed in a multi-coloured red and blue hooded jacket, with dark trousers with white stripes down the leg and light-coloured shoes.

  3. Dorset man wanted for breaching bail conditions

    Dorset Police is appealing for help finding a wanted man from Gillingham.Phillip Torrance, 36, is wanted in connection with a breach of court bail conditions on 22 October.He is white, about 6ft and of slim build with short brown hair.

    Phillip Torrance
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    Severe disruption: A331 Hampshire northbound

    BBC News Travel

    A331 Hampshire northbound severe disruption, at M3 J4.

    A331 Hampshire - A331 Frimley Interchange exit slip road to to M3 Northbound closed and queuing traffic northbound at Camberley, because of a vehicle fire.

    To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time

  5. Banbury court closure "deplorable"

    A council leader will write to the Ministry of Justice to raise concerns over the planned closure of Banbury Magistrates' and County Court.

    The court was found to be underused earlier this year and is now earmarked for closure.

    In a meeting on Tuesday, Cherwell district councillors unanimously backed a motion which branded the plans "deplorable".

    Leader Barry Wood said: "People who are the victims of crime deserve to see justice done in their own area."

  6. Woman's body found in Isle of Wight field

    Hampshire Constabulary said the body of a woman in her 80s was found in a field off Bowcombe Road, Carisbrooke, this morning.

    The death is not being treated as suspicious and a file will be prepared for the coroner.

  7. Man robbed in Oxford alleyway

    Bullwarks Lane in Oxford
    Image caption: A man was robbed in Bullwarks Lane in Oxford

    A 21-year-old man was walking in Bullwarks Lane in Oxford when he was approached from behind by a man who punched him in the face and grabbed his phone.

    Thames Valley Police said the robbery happened at about 01:35 on Friday, and the suspect ran off towards Park End Street.

    The suspect is described as Asian, between 5ft 9 and 6ft, with short dark hair, and was carrying a bag.

    The victim sustained a bruised nose but did not require hospital treatment.

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    Severe accident: M4 Berkshire eastbound

    BBC News Travel

    M4 Berkshire eastbound severe accident, from J5 for A4 London Road to J4B for M25 J15.

    M4 Berkshire - One lane closed on M4 eastbound from J5, A4 (Langley) to J4b M25 J15, because of a multi-vehicle accident and recovery work. Traffic is coping well.

    To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time