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Gagebrook Man Taken Into Custody After Standoff With Police in Invermay

Written by on September 19, 2020

Police have taken a 33-year-old Gagebrook man into custody following a standoff with police in Invermay this afternoon.

Shortly before 3pm, police attempted to apprehend a man in relation to traffic offences in the vicinity of Gleadow Street.

The man attempted to flee before he assaulted and threatened police with a knife and subsequently barricaded himself inside a nearby warehouse.

Members of Tasmania Police, Ambulance Tasmania and Tasmania Fire Service attended the scene and the man was negotiated out of the building without further incident.

The 33-year-old Gagebrook man has been safely taken into custody and is assisting police with their inquiries.

Police would like to thank members of the public for their co-operation during the incident and would encourage anyone who witnessed the incident to contact the Northern Criminal Investigation Branch on 131 444 or Crime Stoppers anonymously on 1800 333 000.

The post Gagebrook Man Taken Into Custody After Standoff With Police in Invermay appeared first on Tasmania Police.


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