27 Mar 2017

Man in custody after Taranaki AOS callout

2:44 pm on 27 March 2017

A man is in custody after armed police were called to a remote part of northern Taranaki.

Police attend the scene of a cordon at Mangere.

Photo: RNZ / Claire Eastham-Farrelly

Sergeant Bruce Irvine said New Plymouth police received a 111 call about 11.30am, alerting them to a domestic incident at Uruti in which a firearm was believed to be involved.

He said a man was arrested about 1.30pm, and police have been talking to him and a woman who was at the address.