Arrest after armed stand-off in Melbourne

An armed man has been arrested in Melbourne after a four-hour standoff in Melbourne overnight.

Police were called to the home on Hartpury Ave in Elwood just after midnight on Wednesday and negotiated with the man throughout the morning.

A woman who was in the house was allowed to leave at 2.30am, and the man was taken into custody two hours later. He is now being assessed in hospital.