Ten-hour police standoff ends peacefully

A man who barricaded himself in a house in Ipswich in southeast Queensland has surrendered to police after a ten hour stand-off.

Emergency services were called to the address on Arnhem Street at around 4pm on Monday after reports the man was threatening other people.

The 46-year-old handed himself over to police at 2.30am in the early hours of Tuesday.


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He has been transported to hospital to undergo assessment.

No one else was physically injured during the 10-hour operation, police said.

Queensland Police have revoked the declaration of an emergency situation under the Public Safety Preservatino ACT (PSPA) and have thanked the surrounding community for their cooperation during the incident.

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