Taranaki school on lockdown after reports of person with firearm nearby

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Taranaki's Stratford High School is reportedly on lockdown, with armed police swarming the area. 

A road closure sign in front of a Police vehicle

A road closure sign in front of a Police vehicle.

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Police said there were reports of a person walking down Swansea Rd (which the school is located on), with what the caller believed to be a firearm. 

Cordons are up at the school. 

NZHerald reports students were not being allowed in the school, but it was said some students were already in classrooms. 


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