Teen arrested by armed police after making threats with a knife and a gun

Armed police officers have arrested a 17-year-old boy from Milton Keynes this evening (27/6) following an incident in the Bancroft area of the town.

Officers were called at around 6.50pm following reports of a man making threats with a knife and a firearm.

Armed officers subsequently attended an address in Bletchley, Milton Keynes and arrested a 17-year-old boy from the town on suspicion of possession of a firearm or imitation firearm with intent to causes fear of violence and remains in police custody.

Sergeant Matt Thorne, based at Milton Keynes police station, said: “Following reports received, armed police officers attended in Bletchley and arrested a 17-year-old boy.

“However, no firearm has been located and I would like reassure the community that this incident was isolated and has now been safely resolved.”