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SH25A Kopu Hikuai closed due to family harm incident

Posted 15 July 2019 by Gold FM in Emergency Services - Police, Fire, Civil Defence and Road info

SH25A between Kopu and Hikuai was closed yesterday afternoon due to a police incident. 

Police responded to a family harm incident on Kopu-Hikuai Road about 3:35 pm. 

The Armed Offenders Squad attended as a precaution and arrested a 50-year-old woman who was charged with unlawfully carrying a firearm. She was due to appear in Hamilton District Court today.

Motorists detoured via SH26, SH2 and SH25 until the road reopened at 7.15 pm.

Police thank the public for their patience during the road closure.