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Peaceful end to siege sparked by reports of armed man

One person was treated by paramedics in Oxford.

Emergency Services near Paradise Square in Oxford (Steve Parsons/PA)
Emergency Services near Paradise Square in Oxford (Steve Parsons/PA)

An armed siege sparked by reports of a man with a gun in Oxford has ended peacefully, police said.

Thames Valley Police said shots were fired from a property in Paradise Square in the city centre with officers returning fire.

Nearby streets were cordoned off by officers who were called to the scene at around 1.15pm.

Negotiations with the man took place through Monday afternoon into Tuesday morning.

At around 6.30am on Tuesday, the force said the incident has been resolved and that road closures in the area had been lifted.

One person was treated for non-life threatening injuries, paramedics said.

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