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Man with taser arrested at AOS cordon

LOUISE BERWICK
Last updated 09:11 11/07/2014

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The armed offender squad was called to a rural property at Waimatuku, in Southland, after an alleged domestic incident this morning.

A man has been arrested after leaving the property but being stopped at a police cordon. It is understood the man will face a charge of unlawfully possessing a taser.

It is not known if the taser was used.

Police southern communications team leader Mike Murphy said a dog handler, more than a dozen constables and several higher ranking police staff went to the scene.

Police communication was hampered with the alleged offender listening into the police radio, he said.

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