An arrest has been made by police following a dangerous firearms incident in Levin yesterday.

The Armed Offender's Squad completed a search warrant of a property in the Horowhenua town today, arresting a 28-year-old male and charging him with a firearms offence.

Police said inquiries are continuing.

On Thursday, police were called to the incident about 1pm that left Taitoko School in lockdown.

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Police said they have talked to "a number of people" during their investigations.

A cordon was initially set up around Liverpool and Balmoral Streets and the nearby school.