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.
8:09am Monday 6th July 2015
FIREFIGHTERS tackle a blaze at a flat in Wood Farm last night.
7:00am Monday 6th July 2015
THOUSANDS of revellers poured into East Oxford yesterday to enjoy music, food and dance at the annual Cowley Road Carnival.
12:09am Sunday 5th July 2015
A WOMAN who went missing from her home yesterday has been found and reunited with her family.
8:55am Saturday 4th July 2015
HELEN and Douglas House founder Sister Frances Dominica has been told not to return to the hospices following allegations of historic sexual abuse, it was confirmed today.
8:30am Saturday 4th July 2015
THERE are fears the £75m overhaul of Oxford Railway station may not take place for almost a decade.
8:31am Saturday 4th July 2015
TWO men died last night after the microlight they were flying in crashed at Enstone airfield.