School incident resolved
August 2014 - 2:48pm
Whanganui Police have now
lifted a lock down at Churton School in Aramoho after
responding to an incident where it was reported a man was on
school property allegedly with a firearm.
not been able to confirm the report and cordons have now
Police want to thank the community for their
patience and understanding during the
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