Source: New Zealand Police
Police are attending a family harm incident in Spotswood, New Plymouth.
The incident was reported at 10:15am.
Armed Police have been deployed to the scene as a precaution.
Cordons are in place at the intersection of Paritutu Road and Ngamotu Road; the intersection of Tumai Street and Marama Crescent; and on Paritutu Road south of Simons Street.
Police can confirm only one person is at the address. A second person left earlier this afternoon.
The public is asked to avoid the area.
Residents living within the cordon should contact Police if they require access to their addresses.
Issued by Police Media Centre