Taranaki school reopens after gunman scare

Taranaki school reopens after gunman scare
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Stratford High School in Taranaki has reopened after reports this morning of a man with a firearm in the area.

Police were called at around 8:20am with a report that a man on Swansea St was holding what appeared to be a firearm.

The school was put into lockdown and cordons were placed around the area. 

For around three hours police searched for a person of interest but no arrests have been made.

Newshub.