Armed police stop ute in Tauriko

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Armed police have a stopped a vehicle on State Highway 29 in Tauriko.

A reporter at the scene says police closed the road while they stopped at Toyota Hilux truck.

They say there were about 6 police cars in attendance and three people were removed from the vehicle.

The event occurred outside businesses in Tauriko.

A police spokesperson says, a person of interest was located in a vehicle on State Highway 29 near Tauranga Crossing around 10am today.

“The person was arrested.”

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Posted on 04-12-2019 13:05 | By

What is this place coming to blocking the road to pull a ute over. And now carrings guns what happened to the tazers bit over the top if u ask me