Boy, 14, arrested over 'war stories' rape of elderly woman

A 14-year-old boy has been arrested in connection with the rape of a woman in her 70s in Oxfordshire.

The woman was attacked at her Banbury home on Saturday morning by a teenager who knocked on the door, claiming he wanted to talk about the war.

The victim invited the boy into the property, in the Highlands area. The attacker eventually fled when the woman managed to press her care alarm.

Thames Valley Police said the arrested boy remained in custody.

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