Police cordon at walking track connected to kidnapping investigation

A police cordon was lifted at the Whangarei Town Basin.  Photo / Michael Cunningham
A police cordon was lifted at the Whangarei Town Basin. Photo / Michael Cunningham

Police have lifted a cordon near a popular walking track in central Whangarei after an incident related to a kidnapping.

An area on the Riverside Dr side of a track known as the Town Basin loop was cordoned off this morning.

Police at the scene declined to comment.

An Auckland-based police spokesperson said the cordon was connected to an "ongoing kidnapping incident".

The cordon, metres from a popular local skateboard park, was lifted at 12.45pm.

- NZ Herald

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