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 Monday 31st August 2015
A VAST digital network linking Oxford’s roads, streetlights, shops and car parks could transform city life, a UK internet chief said.
8:20am Monday 31st August 2015
A STRIKE will continue to disrupt train services in Oxfordshire today.
8:00am Monday 31st August 2015
A FAMILY was left outraged after an 11-year-old boy was told he would have to travel alone in a car driven by a bus driver for part of his journey to school.
8:30am Saturday 29th August 2015
A TOP transplant surgeon has backed the Oxford Mail organ donation campaign saying more donors are needed than ever before.
9:00am Saturday 29th August 2015
A RAPIST who disappeared before his trial to escape justice is believed to have had a second passport he could have used to flee the country.
8:00am Saturday 29th August 2015
MOVING tributes were paid to Carole Roberts yesterday at the former Lord Mayor of Oxford’s funeral.