One in custody after police car hit on SH2

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One person has been taken into custody after a police car was hit on State Highway 2, near the Wairoa Bridge. 

A police spokesperson says a vehicle of interest was spotted and stopped on SH2 around 8.50am. 

The vehicle then made contact with a police vehicle, says the spokesperson. 

"The person was taken into custody immediately with no injuries." 

There was minor damage to both vehicles as a result.

The spokesperson was unable to provide information about charges at this point. 

The southbound lane of SH2 was blocked for a short period of time after the incident, but has since reopened. 

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