Heavily armed tactical police were involved in this morning's police operation at Sapphire Beach.
Heavily armed tactical police were involved in this morning's police operation at Sapphire Beach. Frank Redward

Heavily armed tactical police involved in operation

UPDATE: HEAVILY armed tactical police and Coffs Clarence detectives were this morning involved in the police operation at Sapphire Beach, north of Coffs Harbour, where a search warrant was executed on a property.  

Police used the shared entrance of the Aqualuna Beach Resort and the Sapphire service station as an assembly point before officers entered a nearby property around 8am this morning. 

Heavily armed tactical police were involved in this morning's police operation at Sapphire Beach.
Heavily armed tactical police were involved in this morning's police operation at Sapphire Beach. Frank Redward

Two people were detained and questioned by officers at the scene. 

Police also sought assistance from a number of residents in the area.

Heavily armed tactical police were involved in this morning's police operation at Sapphire Beach.
Heavily armed tactical police were involved in this morning's police operation at Sapphire Beach. Frank Redward

Officers showed photos that were saved on a mobile phone to nearby occupants as they asked for information.  

The NSW Police Media Unit said the operation relates to an ongoing police investigation and no further information can be made public at this time. 

FRIDAY, 8.30AM: POLICE are currently executing a search warrant on a property north of Coffs Harbour. 

The police operation is underway at Sapphire Beach with multiple police units parked at the local service station. 

Officers are executing a search warrant on a nearby property.

More details will be released when they come to hand. 


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