Updated: Armed 19Yr Old Central Otago Man Arrested

Nov 08, 2017
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Police have this morning arrested a 19-year-old man in relation to an incident in Lowburn, Cromwell yesterday.
He was located at a property in Cromwell just before 8am this morning and arrested without incident.

Police would like to thank the public for their assistance.

People in the Lowburn area of Central Otago will continue to see a Police presence while a male is sought in relation to a family harm incident.

Police cordons are in place in the Lowburn and Mount Pisa area.

However, SH6 remains open.

As previously indicated, the individual we are seeking may be in possession of a firearm and is not to be approached.

Senior Sergeant Janelle Timmins said Police do not believe he poses a direct risk to members of the public.

We do, however, ask people to exercise caution.

Local residents should secure their vehicles and stay at home if possible.

Police continue to seek sightings of a white Nissan Navara ute – registration KDA680.

Any information or sightings should be made to Police on 111.

We appreciate that the Police cordons will cause some disruption and we thank local people for their patience.

ends.

Police are currently responding to an incident in the Lowburn area of Central Otago.

Police are seeking a European male in his late teens.

He may be in possession of a firearm and is not to be approached.

“While Police do not believe he poses a direct risk to members of the public, as a precaution we advise local residents to secure their vehicles and remain inside their properties until otherwise notified,” says Senior Sergeant Janelle Timmins.

Police are also interested in any sightings of a white Nissan Navara ute – registration KDA680.

Any information or sightings should be made to Police on 111.

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