Peaceful end to stand-off with distressed woman at Gold Coast shopping centre

THERE’S been a peaceful end to a stand-off with a distressed woman reportedly armed with a knife at a Gold Coast shopping centre this afternoon.

It’s understood the woman believed to be aged in her 20s was first spotted sitting on the ledge of the fourth storey car park at Australia Fair Shopping Centre just before midday.

The top level car park was reportedly closed as emergency crews negotiated a peaceful resolution with the woman who appeared distressed and was thought to be armed with a knife. 


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