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Police packing assault rifles and an armored personnel carrier have arrested a man after a four-hour waiting period (photo)

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
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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)

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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)

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)

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.

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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)

After the four-hour trial, the man in question was taken to the hospital under police watch (photo)

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.

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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.

The police managed to negotiate with the man to leave the house and he was arrested around 1 p.m.

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)

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)

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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