Saturday, 7 January 2017 - 11:02pm
The Armed Offenders Squad remains in Oxford Road, New Plymouth, following reports earlier today of a man with a crossbow at a residential address.
Cordons are still in place and Police continue to work to appeal to the male.
There are no reports of any injuries.
Issued by the Police Media Centre
MEDIA NOTE: Any significant development to this incident throughout the night will be issued proactively. A further update will be available tomorrow morning.