20 Jun 2015

BB gun leads to armed offenders call-out

5:49 pm on 20 June 2015

Police in Waikato have located a BB gun after an armed offenders call-out in Hamilton this afternoon.

The BB gun seized by police during the AOS callout in Hamilton.

The BB gun seized by police during the AOS callout in Hamilton. Photo: NZ Police

Police were called to the Victoria Street address just after 1pm following reports someone was on a balcony with a rifle.

Police arrived to find someone pointing what appeared to be a rifle towards the river.

The occupants were called from the house, which was searched, revealing the BB gun.

And in a second incident involving a BB gun, a man reported his car was shot at on State Highway 1 in the Dome Valley, north of Warkworth.

Police say the incident happened about 2pm as the man was overtaking another car.

They said a woman fired a BB gun out of the rear-window of the car as the man was overtaking.

The car and gun have been recovered and a woman is assisting police with their enquiries at Warkworth Police Station.

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