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Northland 'situation' resolved, peacefully

NZ Newswire logoNZ Newswire 15/12/2016

A situation in Whirinaki, Northland, where a house was cordoned off over concerns of a man's wellbeing has been 'peacefully' resolved.

A man aged in his late 30's was arrested by armed officers as he attempted to leave the house.

Police said they had concerns for the mental state of the man who was in a house at Whirinaki on State Highway 12.

Members of the public rang police who saw the man, believed to be alone in the house, in "a distressed state".

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