A gunman is on the loose after a police chase in South Auckland today.
Police say the man pointed a gun at officers after he crashed the vehicle he was driving on Bairds Road in Otara just before 5am.
They say officers then retreated and the man ran from the vehicle.
Police dogs were deployed, but have not located the man.
Police appealed for anyone with information to call Detective Sergeant Kepal Richards on 09 261 1300, or Crimestoppers anonymously on 08000 555 111.