An armed incident saw a Wellington road closed to traffic this morning.

Police responded to a call for assistance at an Adelaide Rd, Newtown address at 9.25am, following a domestic incident.

The caller advised police an alleged offender was in possession of a firearm.

Police responded and as a precaution closed the road.

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When police arrived at the address, the alleged offender was arrested without incident and is now in custody.

The road is now open.