News

Man in custody after Woodridge lockdown

UPDATE:  A man is now in police custody and an emergency situation under the Public Safety Preservation Act has been revoked following an incident at Woodridge today.

At 2.35pm police were able to take a 35-year-old man into custody following extensive negotiations throughout the day which resulted in the man surrendering without incident.

Earlier police had attended a unit complex on Nyanza St following reports of a disturbance.

The declaration was made around 9.30am after the man refused to leave the building. It was revoked at 3.05pm.

Enquiries after the man's arrest indicate the man was not armed during the incident.

 

Police shut down Woodridge streets, call in negotiators

EARLIER: Police have declared an emergency situation under the Public Safety Preservation Act following an incident in Woodridge.

At 8.30am police attended a unit complex on Nyanza St following reports of a disturbance.

The declaration was made around 9.30am after the man, who is possibly armed, refused to leave the building.

An exclusion zone has been established on Nyanza St, bounded by Mikaga Crt and Strathdarr St to Kurrajong St and Nydia St, Woodridge.

Police remain on the scene as negotiators attempt to speak to the man.

There is no further information available at this stage.

An exclusion zone has been established on Nyanza St, bounded by Mikaga Crt and Strathdarr St to Kurrajong St and Nydia St, Woodridge.
An exclusion zone has been established on Nyanza St, bounded by Mikaga Crt and Strathdarr St to Kurrajong St and Nydia St, Woodridge. Police Media

Topics:  emergency situation woodridge


Stay Connected

Update your news preferences and get the latest news delivered to your inbox.

Top tips: how to beat a winter cold

Good Price Pharmacy Booval pharmacist Benjamin Tri and vitamins consultant Jenny Tran are ready to offer people helpful advice this cold and flu season.

We look at ways to beat the dreaded lurgy as flu season hits home

Ipswich park cordoned off after man dies

Police tape

Photo Jorge Branco / Caboolture News

Emergency services were called to an Ipswich park yesterday

Charges laid over alleged clown mask robbery

scary clown generic

Local boy charged over terrifying clown robbery

Local Partners

Gladstone's MasterChef hero blown away by support

CRANE driver Pete Morgan has been bowled over by the support he has received since making his TV debut on MasterChef.

Lyn's knock-out show gets her to next round on The Voice

ONWARDS AND UPWARDS: Lyn Bowtell is through to the battle rounds on The Voice.

'It was bitter sweet to win like that'

Is this the talent you get when you limit electronics?

Cassidy Kilburn in the Get the Beat International Dance Competition.

Cassidy, 11, preparing for national dance championships

Dreamworld may supersize with 'Disneyland expansion'

Dreamworld could become a “more attractive and entertaining park”.

World’s strongest man reveals incredible 12,000 calorie diet

Brian Shaw won his 4th World's Strongest Man title. Source: Twitter

World’s strongest man reveals incredible 12,000-calorie diet

ABC2 slammed over football exhibition match coverage

Fans weren't too happy with ABC2's coverage of Wednesday night's game.

ABC2 slammed for coverage of soccer exhibition match

'Bulls--t!' Lisa Wilkinson grilled over Karl's pay packet

Join us for a Great Night as we Proudly present Lisa Wilkinson

“And you believe everything you read?”

Report reveals progress on $319m airport upgrade

Aerials of the Sunshine Coast.Jetstar plane in front of the Susnhine Coast terminal, Sunshine Coast Airport.

Over two dozen government approvals needed for airport expansion

Lost dough leaves sour taste after company collapse

Kathleen and John Mahoney from Sugar and Spice Bakery were stung after the collapse of Cantro Pty Ltd and are still owed money.

Supermarket operator collapse leaves sour taste for bakery

Open for inspection homes May 25-31

Check out this weekend's homes open for inspection

How Toowoomba house prices compare in Australia

For sale sign in front of home.

Here's what $700,000 will buy you in Toowoomba, Brisbane and Sydney

One of Maryborough's most historic homes is still for sale

FULL OF HISTORY: Trisha Moulds is owner of the historic Tinana state known as Rosehill. The beautiful home is currently for sale.

It has been the scene of both joy and tragedies over the years.

Ready to SELL your property?

Post Your Ad Here!