AOS callout to Hamilton street

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The Armed Offenders Squad has been called out to a street in Hamilton on Sunday night.

Cordons are in place on Maitland St, Frankton, after the callout at around 6pm after reports a man was seen with a firearm.

A local resident told the New Zealand Herald police dogs are also at the scene.

"There's snipers on every corner, it's pretty intense," he said.