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Source: New Zealand Police (District News)

Auckland City Police have charged  man following an incident where a firearm was allegedly presented at Police officers during a traffic stop on Victoria Street West, in the CBD, yesterday.

Inspector Gary Davey, Area Commander for Auckland City Central, says Police enquiries at the scene have established a pistol was involved in the incident.

A taser device was also located inside the vehicle.

Inspector Davey says a 30-year-old man has since been charged by Police.

He faces a charge of unlawful possession of a firearm and using a firearm against a law enforcement officer.

The man is due to appear in the Auckland District Court today, Tuesday 4 August.

“Thankfully our officers were not injured as a result of this incident and the matter was resolved without further incident,” says Inspector Davey.

“As this matter is now before the Court, Police are unable to comment further.”


Jarred Williamson/NZ Police