Three people arrested after Ōtāhuhu and King colleges lockdown

Puke ha toko tolu pea 'oku nau lolotonga 'i he malumalu 'o e kau Polisi' hili 'eni ha me'a ne hoko 'aneuhu 'i he Kolisi 'Otahuhu' mo e Kolisi Kingi'. Ko e hili 'eni hano muimui'i 'e he helikopeta 'a e kau Polisi' ha kā ne heka ai ha toko tolu 'o feinga hū ki he Kolisi 'Otahuhu'. Ne iku loka ai e ongo 'apiako' ni kae fai hono kumi ke ma'u ha tokotaha ne hola ia hili hono puke e toko ua ne nau 'i he kaa.

New Zealand – Three people are in custody following an incident that began earlier this morning where a suspicious vehicle was spotted and failed to stop for Police in Mangere.

The vehicle was observed by police eagle helicopter to approach Otahuhu College at around 9.30am where three offenders were seen to enter the premise.

Two offenders were quickly apprehended however a third offender remained outstanding for a period.

“Otahuhu College and King’s College are no longer in lockdown following an incident at Otahuhu College this morning,” Inspector Matt Srhoj, Counties Manukau Police.

Armed Police, who happened to be nearby, came to assist as a precaution, while Otahuhu College and nearby King’s College were placed in lockdown also as a precaution while efforts were made to locate the third offender.

He was found a short time ago hiding in a hallway at the school.

No weapons were located on the individual.

Police would like to thank the schools and the public for their patience while police dealt with this unfolding incident.

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