Calgary police have arrested an armed man after a standoff in Bowness near 75th Street and 34th Avenue N.W.

Police had been warning that there was an armed and barricaded man and had asked nearby residents to stay inside.

Traffic is flowing again after being shut down to vehicles and pedestrians on 34th Avenue between 71st Street and Bowcliffe Crescent.

The tactical unit and crisis negotiation teams were involved at the scene.