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Gunman on the loose after firing shot in WINZ office

Gunman on the loose after firing shot in WINZ office


Monday, 1 September 2014 - 10:24am


Police confirm that a male has entered the Ashburton WINZ office this morning and discharged a firearm.

Police are on the scene.

The male left the scene on a push bike and should not be approached.

Police have no further comment at this time and request that locals take precautions and stay indoors.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Christchurch police on (03) 363 7400.

Information can also be provided anonymously to the organisation Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

ENDS

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