UPDATED: A "pre-planned search warrant" is the cause behind armed police blocking off a street in Tauriko this morning.
Armed police were spotted stopping traffic from entering Paerangi Place, just before 7.30am.
A caller to the 0800 SUNLIVE news hotline says the raid was in relation to drugs.
Another reader says police at the scene told him they were "cleaning out a building".
A police spokesperson told SunLive that the armed offenders’ sqaud was called in to assist as a precaution.
"As a result methamphetamine and several firearms were recovered.
"Three people are currently assisting Police with enquiries, and enquiries are ongoing."
Armed police have blocked off a road in Tauriko this morning.
A SunLive reader emailed in to say police officers armed with rifles have blocked off Paerangi Place.
He says police at the scene told him “they were cleaning out a building”.
SunLive is waiting on confirmation from police about what is happening in the area.
As soon as we have something more, we will update this story.
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