Two people have been arrested after police were contacted by a member of the public who thought they saw a handgun in a car in Northamptonshire.
Armed police were called to Ecton Street in Northampton shortly before 1330 BST on Saturday.
The alarm was raised after two people in a car were seen to pass a handgun between them.
Officers seized an air weapon and made two arrests at the scene. No-one was hurt during the incident.