Armed police are currently on the streets of Whanganui's Durie Hill.
Four police cars are parked on a grass verge on the corner of Windsor Tce and Maxwell Ave near the Durie Hill Tower. Three more cars are on Durie St. At least seven police officers on the scene are armed.
Police are communicating with someone at a property on Durie St.
Police are on all roads surrounding the property which is in an apartment complex.
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Police said in a statement they were called to an incident on Durie St about 6.45am on Tuesday. They were armed as a precaution. Cordons have now been stood down and police are speaking to those at the address.
More to come