Boy, 14, charged after armed police find gun and knife in Northampton
Officers called by public spotting youngsters in Billing Brook Road
Armed police swooped after a teenager was spotted with what appeared to be a handgun in Northampton late on Saturday night (September 11).
Officers and police dogs were deployed in Billing Brook Road after 999 calls reporting a group of youths carrying weapons at around 10pm.
A Northamptonshire Police spokesman confirmed PD Olly found a BB gun — a type of air weapon which fires pellets — and a knife after searching nearby.
A 14-year-old boy has been charged with possessing an imitation fire arm.