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Man who pulled gun on officer caught

NZ Newswire logoNZ Newswire 15/12/2016

Hayden Rizvi. © NZ Police / Supplied Hayden Rizvi. The man who pointed a gun at a police officer as he was being chased in Auckland has been arrested.

Police were looking for 25-year-old Hayden Rizvi after the incident early on Wednesday morning, where he was driving a stolen car and refused to stop.

He ditched the car and fled on foot in Three Kings when he pointed a firearm at the officer.

Rizvi was arrested in the toilets of a fast-food store on Manukau Road in the Auckland suburb of Epsom.

Police are yet to confirm what charges he will face.

The officer was not injured but was shaken.

Rizvi had 15 warrants for his arrest for range of serious offences.

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