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Cordons Lifted at Whangarei incident


Northland District Headquarters
88 Cameron Street, Whangärei
Wednesday December 4, 2013


Police have lifted the cordons that were put in place during a family violence incident in Whangärei this afternoon

About 12.30pm Police were alerted to incident on Mahana Place, Raumanga Valley.
Due to concerns for the female victim and a possibility of firearms at the address Police deployed several staff to the scene including the Armed Offenders Squad (AOS).

Cordons were put in place on Otaika, Raumanga and Exeter Roads as well as West End Avenue and Te Mai Road, at the back of Horahora Primary School.
Staff and students at Horahora Primary School were asked to stay inside during the incident.

The cordons have been lifted and the school is no longer in lock-down.

Police have entered the Mahana Place address, but the victim and her partner were not there. Police are now looking for the couple.


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Northland District Headquarters

88 Cameron Street, Whangärei

Wednesday December 4, 2013

Police are currently attending a family violence incident at a Whangärei address.

About 12.30pm Police were alerted to incident on Mahana Place, Raumanga Valley.

Due to concerns for the female victim and a possibility of firearms at the address Police deployed several staff to the scene including the Armed Offenders Squad (AOS).

Cordons have been placed on Otaika, Raumanga and Exeter Roads as well as West End Avenue and Te Mai Road, at the back of Horahora Primary School.

Staff and students at Horahora Primary School have been asked to stay inside while the incident is ongoing.

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