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Three People Arrested Following Disorder Incident In Whakatāne

Police have arrested three people following a disorder incident involving two groups of people outside the Whakatāne District Court yesterday morning.

"Two men – aged 18 and 26 - are scheduled to appear in the Whakatāne District Court at a later date on weapons and dangerous driving charges, with the third person being referred to Youth Aid," a Police spokesperson says.

"A vehicle used during the incident has subsequently been impounded,"

Police say they will continue to make enquiries into this incident, and would like to speak to anyone who has any footage of the incident.

Anyone with any CCTV footage or other video of the disorder on Pyne Street and Boon Street are asked to call Police on 105, referencing file number 240320/8767.

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