Brisbane siege called off after pre-dawn surrender

A SIEGE on Brisbane's south has been cancelled early this morning that began when a man in a Cleveland home began allegedly making threats.

Police arrived on Passage St in the bayside suburb at 1.50pm on Monday, declaring an "emergent situation" at 3.40pm.

Almost 12 hours later -- at 3.20am today -- the man surrendered.

A 42-year-old man is now being questioned by police.

 

Police negotiate with man allegedly making threats

POLICE are negotiating with a man allegedly making threats at a home on Brisbane's bayside.  

Police have declared an emergent situation under the Public Safety Preservation Act (PSPA) after being called to an incident at a unit block on Passage Street in Cleveland about 1:50pm (AEST).  

The emergency declaration began at 3:04pm.  

It applies to Passage Street, between Middle Street and Queen Street.  

Police are currently negotiating with a male person and specialist police are on scene.  

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