Police cordon lifted at Bankside Park

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POLICE officers have lifted a cordon at Bankside Park and are forensically testing a small object found at the site.

Police were called to the scene yesterday (Wednesday) after a Banbury Town Council worker reported finding disturbed earth and a possible unofficial grave.

Officers launched an investigation at the scene and have removed a small object for forensic testing. However this is not believed to be human remains.

Anyone with any information about the incident should call Thames Valley Police on 101.