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Police armed with guns and Armed Offenders Squad members reportedly forced Queen Street East in Levin to go into a temporary lockdown after an incident occurred this afternoon.
A Police spokesperson told thisquality that AOS members responded to the scene as a precaution.
Cordons were in place between Rugby Street and Queenwood Road during the afternoon and stood down shortly before 4 pm.
A loudspeaker was used by the authorities attending to communicate with the person inside of the residence, telling them to surrender.
Image: CC/ Sam Hudson [Wgtn]
The person was later taken into custody on unrelated matters and is assisting Police with further enquiries.
An exact reason for the arrest was not immediately recognised when thisquality requested a comment.
No further information was supplied.
Image: SUPPLIED/CC Sam Hudson [Wgtn]
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