Crime Stoppers

Arrest – Armed Person – Malak

Sunday 26-Jul-2015 18:45

Northern Territory Police have successfully negotiated the surrender of a man following a three-hour standoff in Malak.

Police were called to a residence at about 1:30pm on Sunday 26 July following reports that after a domestic incident a 27-year-old man was smashing windows with a spade.

On arrival of Police the man barricaded himself inside the house. Members from the Metropolitan Patrol Group attended, secured the scene and commenced negotiations.

Negotiations continued for three hours before the man agreed to surrender and was taken into custody without further incident.

Investigations are ongoing.