09 January 2020 10:34
FORENSICS and about ten police vehicles are at a residential area in Didcot. Officers tweeted at 6.30am that they were in Mendip Heights dealing with a serious incident. ALSO READ: Coroner orders police to find 'lost' body worn camera footage of man being Tasered A section of Mendip Heights at the junction of Brendon Close, has been cordoned off. Speculation has been circulating on social media that there has been a stabbing with residents saying they saw an officer recovering a knife from the railway nearby. A policeman has been seen on the railway bridge a short walk away from the estate.
Officer on bridge close to Mendip Heights However the force is yet to release information. **INCIDENT** We are dealing with a serious incident in the Mendip Heights area of Didcot. Officers are on scene and we will provide further information as soon as we are able. — TVPSouth Oxon & VOWH (@tvpsouthandvale) January 9, 2020 Our reporter is at the scene talking to residents in the area. Forensics appear to have laid at least one yellow evidence marker in the middle of the road, at the corner of Brendon Close pic.twitter.com/MfhhwjCuNW — Sophie Grubb (@OxMailSophieG) January 9, 2020 Thames Valley Police has been contacted for more information. Forensics are at the scene in Mendip Heights, Didcot.