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Maryborough Queensland siege: Armed man threatens to go on rampage

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Emergency lockdown in Queensland city as ‘armed man barricades himself in a home and threatens to go on a rampage’

  • Police shut down part of Maryborough, north of Brisbane, on Tuesday morning
  • Emergency situation was declared at 3.35am after man claimed he had weapons
  • Residents are urged to stay indoors while members of the public must avoid area

Police have shut down part of a Queensland city after an armed man barricaded himself in a home and allegedly threatened to hurt other people.

Officers were called to the property in Maryborough, about three hours north of Brisbane, during the early hours of Tuesday and an emergency situation was declared at 3.35am.

The man claimed he had weapons and would use them on others. 

Police have shut down part of a Queensland city after an armed man barricaded himself in a home

Police have shut down part of a Queensland city after an armed man barricaded himself in a home

It is not yet known if anyone else is inside the home with the man. There are specialist police and negotiators on the scene

It is not yet known if anyone else is inside the home with the man. There are specialist police and negotiators on the scene

Police officers at the scene say the man has refused to come out and is ‘yelling profanity’, according to Fairfax.  

It is not yet known if anyone else is inside the home with the man.  

There are specialist police and negotiators on the scene.  

Police have blocked off the area surrounding Alice Street to Adelaide Lane and boundaries of Bazaar Street, Anne Street and Lennox Street. 

Residents living nearby are urged to stay indoors while members of the public have been told to avoid the area. 

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Residents living nearby are urged to stay indoors while members of the public have been told to avoid the are

Residents living nearby are urged to stay indoors while members of the public have been told to avoid the are

 

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