Armed police intervene in domestic

Last updated 20:43 11/08/2012

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The police armed offenders squad was called in to handle a domestic incident in Invercargill today.

Officers fired distraction devices into a Wilfrid St address at about 5pm before entering the property, where they found a loaded firearm.

Following further enquiries a 40-year-old Invercargill man was located at a Mary St address by police and taken into custody.

The man will appear in the Invercargill District Court on Monday to face a number of charges.

No one was injured in the incident.

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