Thames Valley Police

Tesco Superstore In Reading Shut Down After Protestor Refuses To Leave Shop's Roof

The Huffington Post | Jasmin Gray | Posted 13.10.2017 | UK

A Tesco superstore in Reading has been closed down after a man spent the night protesting in the shop’s roof space. According to local press, the d...

'Suspicious Object' Found On M1 Causes Five-Miles Of Tailbacks

The Huffington Post | Steven Hopkins | Posted 19.09.2017 | UK

The bomb squad is dealing with a “suspicious” package found beneath a motorway bridge on the M1 which has caused five-Mile tailbacks. Thames Vall...

Teenager Dies At Reading Festival

The Huffington Post | Christopher York | Posted 28.08.2017 | UK

A teenage boy has died at Reading Festival. The 17-year-old’s death is being treated as unexplained, Thames Valley Police said. Police are investi...

This 'Sorry You Were Out' Card Left For Cannabis Growers By Police In Oxford Will Make Your Day

The Huffington Post | Jessica Pitocchi | Posted 10.07.2017 | UK

No one likes to come home to a ‘sorry you were out’ card - but presumably no one less than the people behind this cannabis plantation in Oxford. T...

Why Was Natalie Hemming Murdered And How Was Her Killer Caught?

The Huffington Post | Sara C Nelson | Posted 01.06.2017 | UK

Mother-of-three Natalie Hemming vanished seemingly without trace from her home in Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire, on Sunday 1 May 2016. 48 hours later...

A Staggering Number Of People Are Being Caught Using Their Phones While Driving

Press Association | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 29.05.2017 | UK Tech

200 drivers a day were caught using their mobile phone while driving, despite a major government crackdown on the practice. Police in Britain penalise...

Recovery Mission Resumes For Five Family Members Killed In Helicopter Crash

The Huffington Post | Steven Hopkins | Posted 31.03.2017 | UK

The recovery of the bodies of five members of the same family who died when their helicopter crashed in Snowdonia is expected to resume on Friday morn...

Rescuers Searching For Residents After Huge Explosion At Oxford Block Of Flats

The Huffington Post | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 15.02.2017 | UK

Rescuers are still trying to find several people who remain unaccounted for following an explosion at a block of flats in Oxford. At least two people ...

Boy Dies In Topshop Incident 'Involving Store Furniture'

The Huffington Post | Steven Hopkins | Posted 14.02.2017 | UK

A 10-year-old boy has died after suffering serious head injuries in an “incident involving store furniture” in Reading. The boy was found lying on...

Human Remains Found Near Busy Road In High Wycombe

The Huffington Post | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 05.02.2017 | UK

Human remains have been found near the busy A404 slip road in High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire. Thames Valley Police officers discovered the remains at t...

Pilot Dies After Light Aircraft Crashes At Nature Reserve

The Huffington Post | Graeme Demianyk | Posted 15.01.2017 | UK

A pilot has died after his light aircraft crashed a short distance from where it took off. Thames Valley Police said the pilot, an unidentified man, w...

Gang Of Boys As Young As Nine Leave Man In Hospital After Violent Robbery

The Huffington Post | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 07.01.2017 | UK

A gang of boys, some as young as nine, left a man with broken ribs and requiring hospital treatment following a violent robbery in Buckinghamshire thi...

One Dead After 20 Vehicle Pile-Up On A40

The Huffington Post | Christopher York | Posted 28.12.2016 | UK

A woman has died following a major crash involving around 20 vehicles on the A40 near Witney in Oxfordshire, Thames Valley Police said. @bbc5livetra...

Damning 'Honour' Based Violence Figures Show Just How Few Reported Crimes Result In Charges

The Huffington Post | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 12.11.2016 | UK

Worrying new figures from police forces across Britain have revealed that in some areas just 3% of reported incidents of so-called ‘honour’ based ...

Boy Arrested After Two Six-Year-Old Girls Sexually Assaulted At Legoland Windsor

The Huffington Post | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 01.11.2016 | UK

A boy has been arrested following the sexual assault of two six-year-old girls at Legoland, Windsor. The victims were touched inappropriately at the ...

Contractor Dies In 'Workplace Accident' At Newly-Opened Ikea Store In Reading

The Huffington Post | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 19.10.2016 | UK

A contractor died at an Ikea store in Reading in the early hours of Wednesday morning, leading to the store’s closure. Emergency services were calle...

Pedestrian Killed After Being Hit By Lorry On M4

The Huffington Post | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 11.10.2016 | UK

A pedestrian has been killed after being hit by a lorry on the M4 in the early hours of Tuesday morning. Part of the M4 was closed following the coll...

Mother And Three Children Die In Eight-Vehicle Pile-Up In Berkshire

The Huffington Post | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 11.08.2016 | UK

A mother and three children were killed in an eight-vehicle pile-up in Berkshire on Wednesday. Tracy Houghton has been named locally as the 45-year-ol...

Manhunt Launched After Three Bodies Discovered At Oxfordshire Home

PA | Posted 24.05.2015 | UK

Police are hunting for a man with a distinctive spider tattoo after a man, woman and young girl were found dead. The bodies of a 44-year-old man, a...

These Crimes Were So Bad It Left Police Force Feeling 'Ashamed'

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Jack Sommers | Posted 10.03.2015 | UK

The scale of sexual abuse of children in Oxfordshire has prompted the local police force to admit it feels "ashamed" of its failure to stop it. A r...

School Girl Killed As Car Collides With Group Of Pedestrians In Oxfordshire

Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 30.06.2014 | UK

A teenage school girl has been killed and three other pedestrians injured in a collision with a car today. The crash happened just after 8am in Cur...

Not Your Average Phone Perve: 'Naughty' Dog Dials 999 & Pants Down The Phone (PICTURES)

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 16.04.2014 | UK

Police who responded to a 999 call from a heavy breather were surprised to find the culprit was actually a dog. Officers raced to the address of M...

'Examine Your Memory - And Your Consciences'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 17.12.2013 | UK

Detectives leading the murder inquiry into the disappearance of Jayden Parkinson have appealed to the consciences of several people they believe may h...

Swan 'Barbecued' On River Bank Near Windsor Castle

PA | Posted 22.08.2013 | UK

One of the Queen's swans was apparently "barbecued" and left on a river bank near Windsor Castle, an animal charity has said. The bird was butchere...

Man Held Over Alleged Abduction Released On Bail

PA | Posted 11.06.2013 | UK

A 62-year-old man arrested in connection with the alleged abduction of a three-year-old girl in the Canary Islands has been released on bail. He wa...