Armed police apprehend man in Redwood motel

A man was arrested by armed police at the Avon City Motel in Redwood on Wednesday.

At about 2.15pm, police swooped on the motel, on Main North Rd, after a report of a man with a gun.

The 23-year-old is likely to face charges including unlawful possession of a firearm.

Witnessed said they saw 12 police cars at the incident.