Armed man surrenders after 8 hour siege in NSW

A man is in custody after an eight hour siege in the Hunter region overnight.

Around 10.00pm, Police raced to a home at Laguna, 50km south-west of Cessnock, after receiving reports of shots being fired.

On arrival, officers found a man inside the home, allegedly armed with a firearm.


A perimeter was established and specialist police were called to the scene to assist.

About 6.30am this morning, a man was taken into custody and a number of firearms secured.

A woman, who is believed to have been in the home, is assisting police.

There have been no reports of injuries.

Investigations remain ongoing.