UPDATE: The incident has now been resolved. The man has been taken into custody and is now speaking with Police. The woman was uninjured in the incident. 

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Manukau Westfield is said to be evacuated as a man has held a pregnant woman hostage, with a knife to her throat.

The man, wearing baseball cap, is holding the weapon to the woman- who witnesses say is pregnant- near Burger King inside the food court at Westfield Manukau, NZ Herald reported.

 
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Police are responding to an incident at Westfield Manukau City. Police staff are currently at the scene," Police said in a media release.

"We will release more information when we are in a position to do so," police media added.

More to come.