WHEN police were called to reports of a man holding a gun in North Oxford yesterday, they attended immediately.
But officers who arrived at the Cutteslowe estate found a teenager carrying an air gun in Hawksmoor Road.
A worried resident alerted police after spotting that the boy at 2pm.
Most residents in the area said they had not seen anything but one man in Jackson Road said he heard police yell “get down” at the teenager.
Thames Valley Police spokeswoman Rhianne Pope said by 2.10pm officers had established that a teenager had been carry a BB gun.
He was arrested at the scene.
9:52am Tuesday 28th July 2015
A MAN in his 70s was killed in a four-vehicle collision on the A420 this morning, police said.
9:59pm Monday 27th July 2015
TWO people died in a car crash on the M40 last night, police have announced.
8:30am Tuesday 28th July 2015
PEOPLE’S bins across Oxford could be rummaged through by council officers on the hunt for evidence to fine people for not recycling properly.
5:10pm Tuesday 28th July 2015
AN AMERICAN dentist has been accused of killing a famous African lion that was part of an Oxford University monitoring project.
1:35pm Tuesday 28th July 2015
A WOMAN was killed in a car accident in Sutton Courtenay yesterday, police have said.
12:06pm Tuesday 28th July 2015
FORMER police chief constable Sara Thornton has warned officers may no longer respond to crimes including burglaries.