Man in custody after Woodridge lockdown

15th May 2017 11:52 AM

UPDATE:  A man is now in police custody and an emergency situation under the Public Safety Preservation Act has been revoked following an incident at Woodridge today.

At 2.35pm police were able to take a 35-year-old man into custody following extensive negotiations throughout the day which resulted in the man surrendering without incident.

Earlier police had attended a unit complex on Nyanza St following reports of a disturbance.

The declaration was made around 9.30am after the man refused to leave the building. It was revoked at 3.05pm.

Enquiries after the man's arrest indicate the man was not armed during the incident.

 

Police shut down Woodridge streets, call in negotiators

EARLIER: Police have declared an emergency situation under the Public Safety Preservation Act following an incident in Woodridge.

At 8.30am police attended a unit complex on Nyanza St following reports of a disturbance.

The declaration was made around 9.30am after the man, who is possibly armed, refused to leave the building.

An exclusion zone has been established on Nyanza St, bounded by Mikaga Crt and Strathdarr St to Kurrajong St and Nydia St, Woodridge.

Police remain on the scene as negotiators attempt to speak to the man.

There is no further information available at this stage.

An exclusion zone has been established on Nyanza St, bounded by Mikaga Crt and Strathdarr St to Kurrajong St and Nydia St, Woodridge.
An exclusion zone has been established on Nyanza St, bounded by Mikaga Crt and Strathdarr St to Kurrajong St and Nydia St, Woodridge. Police Media