One Person arrested following Police presence on Queen Street East in Levin, Horowhenua

One Person arrested following Police presence on Queen Street East in Levin, Horowhenua

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Police armed with guns and Armed Offenders Squad members reportedly forced Queen Street East in Levin to go into a temporary lockdown after an incident occurred this afternoon.

A Police spokesperson told thisquality that AOS members responded to the scene as a precaution.

Cordons were in place between Rugby Street and Queenwood Road during the afternoon and stood down shortly before 4 pm.

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A loudspeaker was used by the authorities attending to communicate with the person inside of the residence, telling them to surrender.

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Source: CC/ Sam Hudson [Wgtn]

The person was later taken into custody on unrelated matters and is assisting Police with further enquiries.

An exact reason for the arrest was not immediately recognised when thisquality requested a comment.

No further information was supplied.

Image: SUPPLIED/CC Sam Hudson [Wgtn]

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