The Beed Reports Two men have been charged with weapons offences after they were thought to be trying to sell a stolen copy of the new Harry Potter novel to a newspaper.
Police were called to Tresham Street in Kettering, Northants, on Friday morning after reports a weapon had been fired.
They said a person "in possession of firearms" had tried to sell a copy of the Potter book, due out next month. The pair have been released on bail.
The Sun newspaper said it had intended to obtain the book and inform police.