Westport standoff ends 'without incident'

NZ police car
No one was shot in the incident. Photo credit: Getty

A man has been arrested following a standoff at a house near Westport.

Armed police surrounded the house after a man threatened to shoot an officer attending a domestic violence.

Police arrived shortly after 4:30pm, and the man was arrested just before 10pm "without incident".

The woman who called police managed to escape the building earlier.