An armed man roaming residential streets Napier sparked a major police callout.

Armed police converged on Georges Drive about 8.15pm after neighbours reported seeing a man with a gun.

Police have taken a man into custody. Hawke's Bay Today Photograph by Duncan Brown.
Police have taken a man into custody. Hawke's Bay Today Photograph by Duncan Brown.

Georges Drive was blocked and police asked residents to stay inside.

Police have taken a man into custody and road cordons have now been lifted.

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