10-hour Surfers siege is over

The Morning Bulletin - - NEWS -

A SIEGE in Surfers Par­adise has ended safely af­ter po­lice spent 10 hours ne­go­ti­at­ing with a knifewield­ing man. Po­lice blocked The Es­planade af­ter a 32-year-old man started throw­ing items off a high-rise bal­cony, threat­en­ing to harm him­self and yelling at po­lice to shoot him. Po­lice re­leased pho­to­graphs show­ing the dam­age the man caused in­side the apart­ment, in­clud­ing blood smeared on the floor and items thrown all over the room. The siege started at 6pm on Satur­day and ended just af­ter 5am yes­ter­day. The man is help­ing po­lice with in­quiries

PHOTO: AAP

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