Reports of armed incident on North Shore

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Police are at a street on the North Shore this afternoon following reports of a person with a firearm in the area.

A number of residents have reported seeing armed police officers on the corner of Lysander Crescent and Rangatira Rd in Beach Haven, around 3.30pm.

A police spokeswoman confirmed police were called to the area.

"They'd been given information that there was possibly someone with a firearm at an address and we checked it - and there wasn't.''

Members of the public were quick to go online to report what they could see.

- NZ Herald

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