Man walks up to children and shows them a 'gun' in Northampton

Police are calling the incident 'suspicious' and want to talk to anyone with information

Wednesday, 1st September 2021, 12:37 pm
Updated Wednesday, 1st September 2021, 12:41 pm

A man allegedly walked up to two children in Northampton and showed them what police believe to be a gun.

This bizarre interaction took place on Friday, August 27 between 7.30pm and 8.30pm in Croftmeadow Court and police are labelling the incident as "suspicious."

A spokesperson for Northamptonshire Police said: "The male is described as white, with short hair, wearing a white t-shirt and blue jeans."

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A man showed two children what police believe to be a gun. Credit: Pexels

Witnesses or anyone with information should call Northamptonshire Police on 101, quoting incident number: 21000499744