Visitors have been banned from a Banbury house after two men were arrested over drugs and more than £1,000 seized.

The Gillett Road property was originally shut by police until Saturday but this has now been extended by magistrates.

The men, aged 23 and 18, and from London were arrested on Wednesday in Woodgreen Avenue on suspicion of being concerned in the supply of Class A drugs and possession of Class A and B drugs.

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The original closure notice stated that ‘having reasonable grounds to suspect that the use of the premises has resulted, or (if the notice is not issued) is likely to soon result in nuisances to members of the public, or that there has been, or (if the notice is not issued) is likely to soon be, disorder near these premises associated with the use of these premises, and that the notice is necessary to prevent the nuisance or disorder from continuing, recurring or occurring’.

Access to the premises other than by a person who lives or owns the property was initially prohibited until 12:45pm today, but the order was extended by Oxford Magistrates' Court on Friday for three months.

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A tweet by Thames Valley Police said: "TaskingTeam supported by PC 4000 Ford from the Neighbourhood PST made a successful Closure Order application to Oxford City Magistrates Court on Friday in respect to a property in Gillett Road.

"Regular checks will take place to ensure the three month order is being complied with."

A second tweet by the force added: "Following on from the arrests made on the 14th October in Woodgreen Avenue, #TaskingTeam made an application to Magistrates on Friday under the Proceeds of Crime Act to retain £1000+ cash seized from one of the males as it is suspected criminal property.

"Application granted."