Police called to reports of teenagers with gun in Welwyn Garden City

PUBLISHED: 18:26 03 February 2018 | UPDATED: 18:26 03 February 2018

Police were called to reports of teenagers with a gun in Welwyn Garden City

Police were called to reports of teenagers with a gun in Welwyn Garden City

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Police were called to reports that three teenagers had a gun in Welwyn Garden City this afternoon.

A police spokeswoman said: “Police were called at 4.44pm to reports that three teenage boys were believed to be in possession of a gun in the Howard Centre, Welwyn Garden City.

“Officers immediately attended the scene and stopped a Vauxhall Corsa on Church Road before conducting a search of the vehicle and its occupants.

“It was established that the gun was in fact a BB gun and the teenagers were filming for a school project.

“They have been given strong words of advice around their actions and their parents are being contacted.”

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