Gunman still on the run after pointing firearm at police in south Auckland
An armed man who pointed a gun at police officers in south Auckland is still on the run.
He fled on foot after leading police on a car chase through Otara around 4.40am on Monday.
The chase ended when he crashed his car into a fence of the Seventh Day Adventists church on Bairds Rd and ran off.
A police communications spokeswoman said, on Tuesday afternoon, there had been no arrests made and police were still hunting for the man.
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The incident came a little more than a week after a similar case where police had a gun pulled on them in south Auckland.
In that case armed men shot at a police car as they fled after robbing Mangere's Idlewild Superette.
The getaway car was pursued by police, but the chase was abandoned after a shot was fired at a police car.