Thursday, 17 November 2016 - 7:07pm |

Update to Central Otago incident

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This afternoon, Central Otago Police responded to reports of activity involving a person travelling through the area in a vehicle.

Firearms were believed to be involved.

As a result, the Armed Offenders Squad from Dunedin was deployed.

The vehicle was sighted and then stopped by using road spikes in the Cromwell Gorge.

A male was apprehended. The 42-year-old, who is transient, is currently assisting Police with our inquiries.

Those inquiries are continuing, and there is no further information available at this time.


Issued by the Police Media Centre