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Pair charged with firearms offences after West Auckland standoff

A man and woman have been charged with firearms offences after a standoff with police in West Auckland this morning.

Police outside a Henderson property after an early morning stand-off
Police outside a Henderson property after an early morning standoff on Thursday. Photo: RNZ / Jonty Dine

Armed police arrived at Henderson Valley Rd shortly after 6.30am.

An occupant had barricaded themselves inside a property and made threats about being armed.

Police said the pair were charged with firearms and ammunition offences and were due to appear in the Waitakere District Court.

A gun and ammunition were found at the scene.

source: https://www.rnz.co.nz/news/national/465293/pair-charged-with-firearms-offences-after-west-auckland-standoff