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Police Respond To Possible Firearm Reports In Ōpōtiki

Police responded to reports of a sighting of what was believed to be a firearm on Goring Street around 9:30am.


"Police were armed as a precaution and schools were advised to lockdown for a short time as a precaution, which have since been lifted," A Police spokesperson says.


"There does not appear to have been any injuries."


Enquiries are ongoing.



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