Armed police surround house in Gate Pa

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Armed Police are currently at an address in the Gate Pa area

A caller to the 0800 SUNLIVE news hotline says police have surrounded the house across the road from them in Hynds Road.

“There a heaps of armed offenders, police dogs and about four police cars.

“It’s all go. They have shields and guns up.”

The caller says roads in the area are blocked off.

A police spokesperson says it is a routine, pre-planned search warrant that is being carried out at an address.

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Posted on 10-05-2019 10:21 | By

Pity they allow gangs to take over Te Mata peak and act with impunity when they have such power at their disposal.