Armed incident in Levin puts school in lockdown

Armed incident in Levin puts school in lockdown

Police say the firearms incident in Levin on Thursday afternoon has been resolved, and contrary to rumours no-one was taken hostage during the event.

The Armed Offenders Squad were at the scene, and the nearby Taitoko School was put in lockdown.

Police set up a cordon around Liverpool St and Balmoral St and asked the public to stay away.

The cordon has now been lifted, and police are talking to a number of people as they investigate.

Newshub.