Manhunt in Masterton as firearms seized

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Masterton police are searching for two men following an incident on Third St, in Lansdowne.

Members of the Armed Offenders Squad were deployed following a report of three suspicious-looking males at 1pm.

At the scene they found a vehicle with firearms in it, seizing the guns and taking one man into custody.

Two others are outstanding but police say they're not being considered a threat to public safety.

Newshub.