Emergent situation ended as man peacefully surrenders

UPDATE 10.46AM: The emergent declaration at Inala has been revoked following the peaceful surrender of the man to police around 10am.

The 36-year-old man walked out of the Lorikeet Street house and surrendered to police without incident.

He has been taken to hospital for assessment.

No one was injured during the incident.

The emergent situation had been declared under the Public Safety Preservation Act yesterday around 4.40pm and was revoked at 10.05am today.

UPDATE 5.49AM: Police continue to negotiate with a 36-year-old man who is located inside a Lorikeet Street, Inala residence and refusing to come outside. It is believed the man is armed.

The emergent situation declared under the Public Safety Preservation Act yesterday remains in force.

The declaration was made at 4.04pm and applies to an area between Lorikeet Street, Partridge Street, Sunbird Street and Shelduck Street, Inala.

Traffic disruptions are minimal however motorist are urged to avoid the area. Police will help facilitate the movements of residents living inside the outer police cordon.

Four homes located within the inner police cordon were evacuated overnight with the occupants staying with family and friends or local motels.

The situation began around 12.40pm yesterday when police were called to a Lorikeet Street address in relation to a man allegedly damaging property and making threats.

Specialist police remain on scene and police negotiations continue.

EARLIER: Police have declared an emergent situation under the Public Safety Preservation Act (PSPA) after being called to an incident at a residence in Inala this afternoon.

Around 12:40pm police were called to a Lorikeet Street address in relation to a man allegedly damaging property and making threats.

The situation is continuing with specialist police currently on scene.

The emergent situation was declared at 4:04pm and applies to an area between Lorikeet Street, Partridge Street, Sunbird Street and Shelduck Street, Inala.

Traffic disruptions are minimal however motorist are urged to avoid the area.

Nearby residence are asked to stay indoors while police respond to the situation.

There is no further information available at this stage.

Anyone with information which could assist with this matter should contact Crime Stoppers anonymously via 1800 333 000 or crimestoppers.com.au 24hrs a day.



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