Police with assault rifles arrest the man after a four-hour stalemate in a trendy street in Melbourne after the screaming woman ran out of the house
- The man was arrested after reports that he was abusing a woman in St Kilda East, Melbourne
- Woman was seen running from home while she screamed on Wednesday morning
- Police with assault rifles and shields, with dog crew surrounded home
A man has been arrested by police armed with assault rifles after a four-hour stalemate in Melbourne.
The arrest came after a troubled woman screaming out of the house ran into St Kilda East on Wednesday around 7:40 am.
Police brandishing assault rifles and a dog crew surrounded the house amid fear that a woman had been attacked by the man in the house on Westbury Street.
Police packing assault rifles and an armored personnel carrier have arrested a man after a four-hour waiting period (photo)
Officers with a dog crew surrounded the house amid fears that a woman had been attacked by the man at the address in Westbury Street, St Kilda in Melbourne (photo)
Victoria Police said in a statement that the woman had been taken to the hospital.
The entire suburban street was closed during the four-hour ordeal.
Officers with shields slammed the door around 9:30 am but left the house without the man in question.
A police negotiator managed to convince the suspect to leave the house before he was imprisoned just after 1 p.m.
An older neighbor Josie Mandrio told me The Herald Sun. that two officers using assault rifles during the siege had used ladders to climb over her rear gate.
After the four-hour trial, the man in question was taken to the hospital under police watch (photo)
Another resident from the area said they had heard a man call & # 39; I am a good guy & # 39; against the police.
The man was taken to the hospital under police surveillance.
Officers have remained at the address and the incident is still ongoing.
The police managed to negotiate with the man to leave the house and he was arrested around 1 p.m.
Officers armed with shields slammed the door around 9:30 am but left the house without the man in question (police officers depicted in the house)
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