Man with firearm in Kerikeri

  • 02/09/2015
Police (File)
Police (File)

A man has been arrested following an armed stand-off with police at Kerikeri property.

The 53-year-old was taken into custody on Wednesday, after the armed offender squad was called to the Kerikeri house following reports the man was armed with a gun.

Cordons were set up around the property and neighbours were evacuated as a precaution.

The man was arrested peacefully after negotiating with police.

Charges are yet to be laid.

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