UPDATE (4:15pm): People in the Lowburn area will continue to see a Police presence while a male is sought in relation to a family harm incident.
Police cordons are in place in the Lowburn and Mount Pisa area.
SH6 between Cromwell and Wanaka remains open.
Pictured above: Police roadblock and Armed Offenders Squad base on Lowburn Valley Road, just off SH6.
Pictured: Lowburn Valley Road residents wait to be allowed back into their homes Wednesday evening. Photos: Live24 New Zealand
Original story posted 1:33pm 08 Nov 2017
Police are currently responding to an incident in the Lowburn area of Central Otago.
Police are seeking a European male in his late teens.
He may be in possession of a firearm and is not to be approached.
While Police do not believe he poses a direct risk to members of the public, as a precaution they advise local residents to secure their vehicles and remain inside their properties until otherwise notified.
Police are also interested in any sightings of a white 2013 Nissan Navara ute - registration KDA680.
Any information or sightings should be made to Police on 111.
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