Update - Cordons Reduced In Levin, Residents Can Return Home
Police and partner agencies have now completed an inspection
of a Bledisloe
Street property, to ensure there is no ongoing risk to the community
following the resolution of an incident at the property.
Cordons in the area have
been reduced and residents are able to safely return
to their properties.
Anyone who requires assistance to return
home is asked to contact Levin
remain around the Bledisloe Street property and a scene
will be in place overnight.
residents can expect to see a continued police presence
the street in the coming days, but we want to reassure residents that there
is no need for concern.
would like to once again thank all those impacted by this
their support as we worked to achieve a peaceful resolution.
We know this incident has been very
unsettling for residents, particularly
those evacuated from their homes. We encourage anyone who needs support as a
result of this incident to contact Victim Support on 0800 842 846.
We would like to acknowledge Horowhenua
District Council, and our colleagues
from Fire and Emergency New Zealand, St Johns, and the EOD team at New
Zealand Defence Force, for their assistance during this incident.