Police make arrest in connection to incident involving gunshots fired toward Banbury home

Thames Valley Police have arrested a man in connection with a firearms incident that happened in Banbury in December last year.

By Matt Elofson
Monday, 15th February 2021, 5:51 pm
Updated Monday, 15th February 2021, 5:52 pm

The 35-year-old, from Birmingham, was arrested on Friday February 12 on suspicion of possession of a firearm with intent to endanger life. He has been released on conditional bail until March 12

The arrest is in connection with an incident which happened around 11.30pm on Sunday December 20, 2020, when a firearm was discharged a number of times towards a house in Sinclair Avenue in Banbury.

The incident happened after the occupants of a car believed to be a VW Tiguan or similar, pulled up to the street and a number of shots were fired outside a residence.

No one was injured in the incident.

Police 'stepped up' patrols in the neighbourhood shortly after the incident occurred. Police also issued a statement after the incident which said: “We believe that this incident was not a random attack and there was no danger to the wider public."

Thames Valley Police have arrested a man in connection with a firearms incident that happened in Banbury in December last year.