28 Jun 2017

AOS, dogs hunt armed driver in Northland

6:41 pm on 28 June 2017

Police are hunting an armed offender who fled after officers tried to stop a car in Pakaraka in Northland.

Police attend the scene of a cordon at Mangere.

Photo: RNZ / Claire Eastham-Farrelly

They said a passenger from the car was in custody after they stopped it this afternoon.

The Armed Offenders Squad and dog units were still searching for the driver, who they believed had a firearm.