Gunshots in Te Puke

Police are continuing to make inquiries today following reports of gunshots near Te Puke.

Officers cornered off a stretch of Manoeka Road from Te Puke Highway as members of the Armed Offenders Squad helped assist officers deal with the situation overnight.

A Police spokesperson says they received initial reports of a man with a gun from about 2:30 yesterday afternoon and members of the Squad were called in to assist as a precaution.

There are no reports of injuries to anyone and Police are continuing to investigate the matter today.

Sam Gardner