5 Sep 2018

Napier kindergarten, school lockdown lifted after firearm reports

3:39 pm on 5 September 2018

The lockdown of a Napier high school and kindergarten has been lifted after reports of a nearby firearm incident.

Napier police officers stood down from an Onekawa address after reports that a firearm was presented earlier today.

There was no firearm found at the address, however, some occupants have been spoken to and there are ongoing inquiries.

Police put the school and a kindergarten in Onekawa into lockdown after a person presented a firearm at a nearby address.

In a post on Facebook, the Wycliffe Nga Tamariki Kindergarten in Onekawa urged parents not to pick up their children until after the lockdown was over.

It said all children were safe.