Police have arrested a ‘person of interest’ on Auckland’s North Shore following an extensive search on Tuesday night. Video / Hayden Woodward

A 33-year-old man has been arrested after an extensive police search on Tuesday evening in Browns Bay on Auckland’s North Shore.

Part of East Coast Rd was blocked off by police during the search, but cordons have since been lifted.

Tamaki Makaurau Police Inspector Jason Homan, said that he was arrested without incident on a warrant.

Police have blocked off part of East Coast Road. Photo / Hayden Woodward
Police have blocked off part of East Coast Road. Photo / Hayden Woodward

Homan reassured the community there was no wider risk and thanked the public for their patience while staff worked in the area.

Earlier, an onlooker said they can see several Armed Offenders Squad members and a dog team outside a residence, along with several people wrapped in blankets.

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