UPDATE: Fleeing driver incident, Kawerau

Cordons have been stood down following a fleeing driver incident in Kawerau.

The incident began in the Freyberg Street area about 11.20am.

The vehicle involved was located in Newell Street about 11.45am however Police are still seeking the driver.

Anyone who sees anything suspicious in the area is urged to contact Police on 105.

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