Arrest warrant executed in Avenues

Police have located an indivdual who has a warrant out for their arrest. Photo: Ben McAllister.

Armed police have caused a bit of a stir in Tauranga this afternoon.

Armed officers were spotted by members of the public on 16th Ave, just before 2pm.

A caller to the SunLive newsroom says there were four police officers with guns outside his house.

"The incident on 16th Avenue involved several police officers holding a glock to a guy's back," they said.

A police spokesperson says police were working to locate an individual.

"The individual has a warrant out for their arrest."


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