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Armed police are conducting a manhunt in West Auckland after police chase

Armed police are conducting a manhunt in West Auckland today after an earlier police chase.

Police were called to an incident where a driver in a black Mercedes was driving at speed on Harrington Road in Henderson, a spokesperson told 1 NEWS.

“Police pursued the vehicle and the driver decamped at an address on Mawney Road, leaving the vehicle and fleeing on foot,” the spokesperson said.

“Armed police responded to the incident. Inquiries are ongoing to locate the driver. Cordons in the area have since been lifted, but police remain in the area." 

Source: 1 NEWS