Man shot by Police in Kawerau
Please attribute Detective Inspector Mark Loper:
has been shot by Police following a series of incidents in
Kawerau this morning.
Police were made aware of both a
bank robbery in Kawerau and a family harm incident around
9am today where the offender was reported to be
Police subsequently located a vehicle believed to
be involved and attempted to stop it.
The driver fled from
Police but was eventually stopped on State Highway 30 around
He was shot by Police and first aid was
The incident is still in its early
stages and Police are working to build a full picture of the
events of this morning.
More information will be released
as details become
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