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Taranaki school in lockdown after reports of man with firearm

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Stratford High School in Taranaki is in lockdown after reports of a man with a firearm in the area.

Police were called at around 8:20am with a report that a man on Swansea St was holding what appeared to be a firearm.

Cordons are in place in the vicinity of the high school.

Students have been turned away at the gate this morning, and police are searching for a person of interest.

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