Man arrested after barricading himself inside a home

A 51-year-old man has been arrested following a police operation at Muswellbrook today.

Police were called to a house on Tindale Street just before 12pm today, following reports the man had barricaded himself inside a home.

Officers from Hunter Valley Police District along with other specialist police attended the scene and began negotiating with the man.

About 3.30pm, the man was arrested without incident and was taken to Muswellbrook police station where he is being assessed by NSW Ambulance paramedics.

Inquiries are continuing into the matter.