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5 Aug 2020 10:47
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  •   Home > News > National > Upper North Island

    Lockdown has lifted for two far North schools - after police found no signs of a man reported carrying a gun in the area

    Lockdown has lifted for two far North schools - after police found no signs of a man reported carrying a gun in the area


    Students at Kaitaia College and Te Kura Kaupapa Maori o Pukemiro have been allowed back to class.

    Police were searching the area - after reports a man with a firearm was behind one of the schools.

    A spokesperson says they haven't found anyone of interest - and they believe the man has left the area in a vehicle.

    Police are asking anyone with information to get in touch.

    © 2020 Newstalk ZB, NZCity


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