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Armed police arrest man in Palmerston Nth

NZ Newswire logoNZ Newswire 25/12/2016

A man has been arrested after armed police surrounded a property in Palmerston North.

Police say they've arrested a 31-year-old male, who had a warrant for his arrest, at an address on Ferguson Street on Monday.

They went to the house after receiving information.

Eye witnesses say police set up a cordon around the property and there were about 20 armed officers and dog handlers there.

The man came out with his hands up mid-morning and was taken into custody without incident.

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