Kyra is the Rotorua Daily Post's police, emergency and court reporter.

Armed police in Rotorua CBD

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Armed police in the CBD following reports of a man with a gun. PHOTO/BEN FRASER
Armed police in the CBD following reports of a man with a gun. PHOTO/BEN FRASER

The Armed Offenders Squad has descended on Rotorua's CBD after reports of a man with a gun.

Police were called to Pukuatua St just before 3pm.

Three police cars surrounded a car on the corner of Pukuatua and Tutanekai Sts while six armed police officers got out and pulled two men out of the car.

Senior Sergeant Denton Grimes of the Bay of Plenty District Command Centre said police had been told it wasn't a "real gun" and police were dealing with the situation.

- Rotorua Daily Post

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