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Man due in court after stand-off

NZ NewswireNZ Newswire 5/08/2016

A man arrested after an 11-hour stand-off with armed police in Hamilton is due to appear in court.

Police had gone to a house in the suburb of Glenview on Friday morning to arrest the man for "serious" offences, but retreated to call for armed backup after an "exchange" occurred.

The stand-off ended peacefully shortly before 11pm police when entered the house and made the arrest.

The man will appear in Hamilton District Court on Saturday.

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