04/01/2014 08:41 GMT | Updated 23/01/2014 10:52 GMT

Zombie Film Mistaken By Armed Police For Brutal Axe Attack In Harrogate

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Armed police rushed to the scene of a suspected axe attack - only to find four teenagers making a zombie film.

The mix-up in Harrogate following emergency call to the apparent bloody scene has been revealed by North Yorkshire Police on Twitter.

Officers had been responding to a report of teenagers armed with an axe, and a victim lying bloodied on the floor.

The control room team wryly tweeted: "It could have had #Grave consequences though! Glad it was a call with good intent."

The force's Twitter page also revealed some other mysterious events taking place in the local area…