18 Apr 2010

Armed offenders incident in Whangarei now over

4:04 pm on 18 April 2010

A man has been taken to Whangarei police station after the armed offenders squad was called out to a Whangarei suburb on Sunday.

Police had been at a house in the suburb of Onerahi since late 11.15am trying to get the man to talk to them.

They were concerned he was going to harm himself.

Police will not reveal the reason for the callout or what kind of weapon the man had.