Armed police in Matapihi

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Reports are coming in of armed police in Matapihi this morning.

A caller to the 0800 SUNLIVE news hotline number says the armed offenders squad have blocked off Matapihi Road.

"There are a lot of them."

Another SunLive reader messaged us on Facebook asking why there are armed police in Matapihi.

"Police are executing a routine search warrant in relation to an ongoing investigation," says a police spokesperson.

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