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Christchurch: Armed offenders incident

New Zealand Police Alert 12:00pm 27 Jun 2008 Canterbury

Location of incident: Christchurch

Incident type: Armed offenders incident

Media release 1

At 1203pm on the 27 June 2008 Police were called to an address in Morley Avenue Christchurch. It is believed that a woman is being held hostage by a male with a firearm. Police armed offenders are in attendance. The surrounding area has been cordoned by police units and the public are advised that no one will be allowed into the area until the situation is resolved.

Further media releases will be made once more information is available.

Issued By: Inspector Alan Weston

ENDS

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