Wanted man arrested after armed offenders raid

Leister Caldwell was arrested without incident.
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Leister Caldwell was arrested without incident. Photo / Thinkstock

A wanted man with gang connections was arrested after an armed offenders squad raid in Waikanae this morning.

Leister Caldwell, 35, who was wanted for recall to prison, was arrested without incident at a Martin St address at about 8.30am, Detective Sergeant James McKay said.

"We'd like to thank members of the public for their assistance in helping us locate Leister Caldwell, who we had been actively seeking over the past three weeks."

He is due to appear in the Porirua District Court tomorrow.

- APNZ

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