AUCKLAND, NEW ZEALAND— Armed police are responding to an incident in the south Auckland suburb of Ōpaheke.
The public is being advised to avoid the area.
Cordons are in place at the intersections of Great South Rd and Settlement Rd, Opaheke Rd and Alexander St, Opaheke Rd and Onslow Rd, and King Edward Ave and Settlement Rd.
“As this situation is still unfolding no further information is available at this very early stage,” police said in a statement.
“However, a further update will be provided when it is available.”
Photos from the scene show a large black SUV has crashed on the corner of two streets.
There is serious damage to its bonnet.
At least six police cars can be seen at the intersection of Opaheke and Settlement roads.