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Armed police descended on a Christchurch street last night and arrested a 27-year-old woman.
A report was made to police of someone using a firearm in close proximity to another person's property on Macaulay St, Addington, about 7.20pm.
A 27-year-old woman has been charged with firearms offences.
She is due to appear in the Christchurch District Court on Tuesday, a police spokeswoman said.