20 Aug 2009

Man in custody following armed incident

3:16 pm on 20 August 2009

A man has been taken into custody after police received reports of an armed person at a property in Auckland.

The incident happened on Fontenoy St in the suburb of Mt Albert about midday on Thursday.

Police spokesperson Noreen Hegarty says a firearm was involved.

A woman and child had to be escorted by police from a house.

Ms Hegarty says a cordon at the street has been lifted.