MAN ARRESTED AFTER EIGHT HOUR SIEGE IN TELARAH

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A man has been arrested, after an eight-hour siege in a Telarah home on Friday night.

Police were called to Brooks Street shortly after 7 o’clock, following reports of concern for a man’s welfare.

The 39-year old was found outside, armed with knives after leaving a nearby mental health unit.

He surrendered peacefully to officers at 5 o’clock Saturday morning.

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