Charges laid at the end of terrifying siege north of Brisbane

A man has been charged, accused of holding Police at bay for nine and a half hours north of Brisbane.

The 48-year-old man allegedly took two relatives and a dog hostage at Redcliffe on Monday morning.

It’s also alleged that he threatened officers who surrounded the property with a home-made firearm.


An elderly man, believed to be his father was released after about three hours.

A second man reportedly his brother, and his dog, were released just before 4:00 pm yesterday.

He’s been charged with assaulting Police and a bomb hoax.