Police had been known as to a Christchurch deal with early on Saturday.
Police are looking for an armed particular person in Christchurch.
A police spokesperson mentioned there had been a report of an individual with a firearm at an deal with in Valcrest Avenue in Parklands simply after 6.30am on Saturday morning.
The particular person left the deal with earlier than police arrived.
The spokesperson was unable to supply any particulars on if the particular person had threatened to make use of the firearm however mentioned police had been making enquiries to find them.