Police, Serco confirm report of threat for Wiri prison

By Te Ao - Māori News

Police say they have received a report of a threat relating to a prison in Wiri.

They have set up a cordon on Kiwi Tamaki Road as a precaution.

Serco, which manages the prison, has confirmed it is responding to a threat made to the Kohuora Auckland South Corrections Facility but will not be making any more comment for now.

The prison holds up to 960 male prisoners.