Man in custody after police operation in Goonellabah

A man is in custody after a police operation at Goonellabah, near Lismore, NSW Police say.

About 1.20pm (Friday 1 December 2017) police were called to a home on Heather Avenue, after reports of a man making threats.

A perimeter was established and negotiations commenced.

About 3.30pm the man was taken into custody without incident. He is currently being assessed by ambulance.

A firearm was also seized.

A female who was in the house at the time was uninjured.

A police operation remains in place, with specialists assessing a device at the location.

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