Armed police have cordoned off a residential Pāpāmoa street this morning.

A police spokeswoman said police, supported by the Armed Offenders Squad, executed a search warrant at a Roxbury Pl address around 6.30am.

A Roxbury Pl resident, who did not want to be named, told the Bay of Plenty Times the cul-de-sac was cordoned off by police but residents were allowed through.

She said around half a dozen police cars were in the street as well as armed police and police dogs.

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A police spokeswoman said inquiries were ongoing.