Man charged after Tautuku standoff

  • 09/11/2015

A 20-year-old man has been charged after a 12-hour standoff with the Armed Offenders Squad in Otago yesterday.

AOS officers and a dog team were called out to Tautuku Lodge in the Catlins at 6pm last night.

Police have charged the man with unlawful possession of a firearm, unlawful discharge of a firearm and burglary.

He is due to appear in the Dunedin District Court tomorrow.

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