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Update: Bledisloe Street, Levin

Published: Sat 6 Aug 2022 12:20 PM
There will be an active Police presence in Levin this weekend as we provide community reassurance and continue the investigation into the Bledisloe Street incident.
The man involved remains in Palmerston North Hospital with moderate injuries.
As previously stated, cordons in the area have been reduced and residents are able to safely return to their properties. Police will be going door to door today to speak with residents and ensure they have any appropriate support.
A scene guard will remain in place at the address as staff continue
investigations throughout the weekend.
We once again want to thank all those impacted by this incident for their support as we worked to achieve a peaceful resolution.
We’d also like to thank our fellow emergency service staff and in particular the Horowhenua District Council for their support in assisting with temporary accommodation, food and basic needs for residents displaced by this incident.
We know this incident has been very unsettling for residents, particularly those evacuated from their homes and we encourage anyone who needs support as a result of this to contact Victim Support on 0800 842 846.

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