A Reading man has been arrested for a number of charges, police have confirmed as missing Bracknell teenager Marnie Clayton has been found 'safe and well'.

Thames Valley Police confirmed tonight that after a significant police investigation involving officers from Hampshire Constabulary, the 18-year-old woman was located in Basingstoke.

Thousands of people across the country shared the police's appeal to find Ms Clayton after she was last seen leaving Windsor nightclub Atik, on William Street, around 2am on Sunday, January 16.

Police said a 21-year-old man from Reading, has been arrested on suspicion of battery, assault occasioning actual bodily harm, breach of police bail, false imprisonment and making threats to kill.

A force spokesman shared news of the man's arrest as part of an update to say missing Ms Clayton has been found.

Further details into the circumstances remain unknown at this time. 

Local Policing Area Commander for Windsor and Maidenhead, Superintendent Michael Greenwood, said: “I am delighted to be able to confirm that we have located Marnie safe and well and returned her home to her family, who were naturally extremely concerned for her.

“This outcome is the result of fantastic work from officers and staff from both Thames Valley Police and our colleagues in Hampshire, when, working on information received from some of the hundreds of calls since Marnie was reported missing, we have managed to locate her.

“I would like to extend my sincere thanks to the many thousands of members of the public who shared our appeal to locate her and extend this also to the local and national media.

“It cannot be underestimated how important the information received was in locating Marnie safe and well.

“I am very proud of all of our officers and staff and colleagues in Hampshire for their work, and also all of the members of our local community who shared appeals and called us with the information which has helped us bring Marnie home.”