Paremoremo: Prison Hostage
NZ Police CommCens Alert 15:00 8-08-2006
North Shore Waitekere Rodney
Location of incident: Paremoremo
Incident Type: Prison Hostage
Police were called to Paremoremo prison north of Auckland after a sentenced inmate took a prison guard hostage shortly before 3.00p.m. today.
A team of police and prison negotiators are speaking to the prisoner and an emergency response team is on-scene.
No further details are being released at present however a further release will be made should there be further developments.
First point of contact for further enquiries should be:
Kevin [Kev] Loughlin
District Communications Manager / Media Advisor
North Shore / Waitakere / Rodney Police District
12-14 Northcroft Street - Takapuna - Auckland