Police in Mount Maunganui have removed a cordon on Crane Street and have reopened the road, following a callout today.
Armed police were called to the Leander Street - Links Ave area at around 11.15am.
A reporter at the scene said there were several police cars present, and officers appeared to be searching a vehicle.
Road spikes were then placed on Crane St and armed police officers, using dogs, searched several properties.
Officers are now focussing on one property on Crane St.
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