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Banbury child sex exploitation: Six men charged

Six men have been charged in connection with an investigation into child sexual exploitation in Banbury.

Thames Valley Police said the charges followed a series of warrants it carried out on Tuesday.

The men, who are all from Banbury and aged between 19 and 21, are charged with a total of 22 offences.

They have all been remanded in custody and are due to appear at Banbury Magistrates' Court on Thursday.

Police said the offences relate to five girls and took place in Banbury and surrounding areas between 2011 and 2014, when the victims were aged between 13 and 15.

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