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No firearm found in hunt for suspected person carrying gun in West Auckland

Police today searched an area of West Auckland after receiving reports of a person holding a gun inside a vehicle. 

Armed police search an area in West Auckland after receiving reports of a person holding a gun inside a vehicle. Source: 1 NEWS

Officers investigated the area as a precaution, a police spokesperson earlier told 1 NEWS. 

However, they later said no firearm or any other items of concern were found.

A member of the public told 1 NEWS armed police, as well as the police eagle helicopter, had been sighted along View Road in Henderson.