A 16-year-old boy has been arrested after armed police were called to reports of two women being threatened with a gun.
Officers were dispatched to Grove Lane in Ipswich, Suffolk, at about 17:00 BST.
A 16-year-old boy was later arrested on suspicion of possession of a firearm with intent to cause fear.
He is being questioned. Police said no firearm had been recovered and there are no reports that a gun was fired.
Source: BBC Suffolk