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Armed police operation unfolding at New Plymouth address


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Cordons are in place at each ends of Hori St, New Plymouth, as an armed police operation unfolds.

Armed police have closed in on a New Plymouth address.

Cordons are in place at each ends of Hori St, Vogeltown, blocking motorists from coming into from Carrington St and at the Brooklands Rd roundabout.

Police have been at the scene since 10.15am on Friday, a police spokeswoman mentioned.

They are in search of an individual of curiosity who has an lively warrant to arrest, she mentioned.

A reporter at the scene mentioned armed police are stationed at every cordon and members of the Armed Offenders Squad may very well be seen shifting into the property, which is positioned reverse Countdown Vogeltown.

A police canine can also be on scene.

Moments earlier, officers may very well be heard addressing somebody at the home over a loudhailer.

They have been being ordered out of the property.

There have been site visitors blockages at the roundabout because of the cordon.

Numerous autos have been seen exiting the grocery store at one time because the operation continues to unfold.

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