Man arrested after Tauranga armed callout

Armed police on Waimapu Pa Road. Photos: Cameron Avery.

A man has been arrested following an armed callout to a Tauranga address.

Police were called to a property on Waimapu Pa Road at about 6pm on Wednesday.

A reporter at the scene last night, said police had corned off the area and there were several officers armed with rifles on the street.

A police spokesperson says the armed callout was in response to “threats being made between parties known to each other”.

As a result, one person has been arrested.

Cordons were stood down around 7pm.



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