An Armed Offenders Squad was brought into Waihi on Thursday evening to locate a person of interest.
A member of the public reported to SunLive about 8pm that the Armed Offenders had been in Waihi for about three hours.
"The armed offenders have been trying to get a guy out of his house for three plus hours now. The house is surrounded and a road block is in place out the east end of Waihi.
"There's about eight police cars and a paddy wagon and dog handlers."
A Police spokesperson has reported that a person of interest, who was in breach of their conditions, was located by Police in Waihi.
One person is now in custody.
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