To be attributed to Inspector Phil Edwards, Taupo Area Commander:
Police are investigating following a disorder incident on Te Heuheu Street, Taupo.
The incident was first reported about 9:35am.
A group of people, reportedly gang members, were seen fighting with weapons. A firearm was seen but at this stage Police do not believe it was discharged.
The group left the scene prior to Police arrival but officers are following lines of enquiry.
There will be a continued Police presence in the area as investigations are ongoing and officers conduct reassurance patrols.
Police would like to hear from anyone from anyone who may have video of the incident. They can bring it to Taupo Police Station, or call 105 and quote event number P051131577.