Armed police arrest woman on firearms charges

Armed police descended on a Christchurch street on Thursday 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.

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