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Man bailed over armed bank raid in Watlington

A man arrested in connection with an armed robbery at a bank in Oxfordshire has been released on bail.

Thames Valley Police said the 45-year-old, who was arrested on Friday, has been bailed until Monday.

A masked man carrying a sawn-off shotgun raided Barclays in Watlington's High Street on Thursday at 1400 GMT.

Thames Valley Police said a burnt-out transit van, believed to have been used in the raid, was discovered in nearby St Leonard's church hall car park.

A gun has also been recovered. Police have renewed an appeal for witnesses.

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