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Rotorua police hunt armed man

NZ Newswire logoNZ Newswire 17/11/2016

Armed police have descended around a Rotorua primary school after reports of an armed man walking along the street.

Sunset Primary School was locked down around midday on Thursday.

"Police are responding to a report of someone being observed with what they described as a firearm on Sunset Rd," police said in a statement.

"Police are doing area patrols to locate the individual."

More details would be released when they became available.

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