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WARATAH WEST SIEGE ENDS IN ARREST

A man is tonight in police custody – the centre of a tense and lengthy siege in Newcastle.

The 38-year-old barricaded himself inside a Waratah unit forcing surrounding streets into lockdown.

Police later uncovering a gun and ammunition inside following his arrest by specialist officers.

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Tyson Cottrill is a journalist and producer based in Newcastle, with 10 years television news experience. Tyson first began work with NBN in 2007, before being employed as a journalist at Channel Nine in Sydney, Brisbane and the Gold Coast. Born and raised in Newcastle, Tyson has a Bachelor of Communications from Charles Sturt University.