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.
8:30am Friday 31st July 2015
BOBBIES will be given more time on the beat and ‘hot spots’ of crime are to be tackled after a landmark policing review.
6:00am Friday 31st July 2015
A FORMER pub in Oxford is set to be transformed into a Caribbean restaurant after sitting empty for nearly six months.
10:17am Friday 31st July 2015
CANISTERS containing an unknown substance have now been removed from a house in Cowley, the Ministry of Defence has confirmed.
4:56pm Friday 31st July 2015
BUS services have been withdrawn from Oxford Station for the fourth day this week as operators battle against severe congestion.
4:31pm Friday 31st July 2015
ONE lane is currently blocked and traffic is queuing due to an accident on the M40 this afternoon.
1:10pm Friday 31st July 2015
A WOMAN has reportedly been taken to hospital after crashing into the back of a row of parked taxis in the centre of Abingdon this morning.