Hobson Street, Auckland City: Possible Clan Lab

Press Release – New Zealand Police

An apartment building in Hobson Street Auckland is currently being evacuated after Police attending a disturbance call located items believed to be part of a clandestine Methamphetamine Lab.Hobson Street, Auckland City: Evacuatiuon of Apartment Building – Possible Clan Lab

An apartment building in Hobson Street Auckland is currently being evacuated after Police attending a disturbance call located items believed to be part of a clandestine Methamphetamine Lab.

Police were called to the Nautilus Apartments at about 11:45 to investigate a report that someone was yelling and screaming at the building. While investigating this incident the police located some items, including chemicals, believed to be used in the manufacture of Methamphetamine.

The Police clan lab team and the Fire Service have been called to the scene to assess the situation, and a precautionary evacuation of the building is underway.

Further infomation will be posted as it becomes available.

Update:
The occupants of most apartments in the block have now returned to their homes. The Clan Lab team is continuing to clear the items located on the first floor, but there in no immediate risk to the public. Police scene guards are remaining at the building and enquiries will continue regarding the items found.

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