Willetton siege ends with 47-year-old man in custody

Police were called by a woman saying her husband was armed and aggressive.A MAN has been refused bail after allegedly sparking an armed siege in Willetton on Sunday night.

Police were called to the Julia Place home at about 6pm when a woman reported her husband was armed with a rifle and acting aggressively.

The man allegedly pointed a rifle at police when they arrived at the house, prompting calls for the Tactical Response Group as well as a police negotiator.

Police say the man’s wife and 18-year-old son fled from the house safely while he remained inside.

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