Source: New Zealand Police (District News)
Police in Tairawhiti are currently working to locate a person of interest near Turihaua Beach, SH35, Gisborne.
A section of the road will be closed while the Police operation is carried out.
The Armed Offenders Squad will attend as a precaution however at this stage there is no information to suggest any ongoing risk to the wider public.
Diversions are in place and motorists should avoid the area, if possible.
Issued by Police Media Centre