Police rush 8-year-old boy’s Nerf gun birthday party after neighbors report gunfire, screaming

Police rush 8-year-old boy’s Nerf gun birthday party after neighbors report gunfire, screaming
Nerf gun (Image: YouTube screen grab)

[Ed. – Drop that Nerf gun!]

Police swooped on a boy’s eighth birthday party after bangs from plastic toy Nerf guns were mistaken for real gunfire.

The officers were deployed after a neighbour reported the sound of children screaming in the quiet village of Yaxham, Norfolk.

But moments after arriving they found Oliver Green celebrating his birthday by shooting the soft brightly-coloured bullets with his friends in the toy gun battle.

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And when police asked what was happened, Oliver told them: ‘I am the birthday boy officer, but I am not sure what I have done wrong.’

After realising the guns posed no danger, police joined in the celebrations and posed for photos with the excited children.

Oliver’s mother, Lisa Green, 47, said: ‘I was in the kitchen making tea with some of the mums when one of them suddenly said ‘Lisa, you have a squad car pulled up in your driveway’.’

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