Heavy police presence at Grafton property

A man was arrested after a stand-off with police in Grafton throughout the morning of Sunday, 20th September, 2020.
A man was arrested after a stand-off with police in Grafton throughout the morning of Sunday, 20th September, 2020. Bill North

UPDATE 12PM: A siege at a Grafton property this morning has ended peacefully with a man surrendering to police.

At around 12.10pm a male emerged from a property on Turf St, Grafton and was taken into custody. It is understood he will be transported to Coffs Harbour Hospital for assessment.

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A man was arrested after a stand-off with police in Grafton throughout the morning of Sunday, 20th September, 2020.
A man was arrested after a stand-off with police in Grafton throughout the morning of Sunday, 20th September, 2020. Bill North

EARLIER: A HEAVY police presence has responded to a reported siege incident in Grafton this morning.

About 10.30am emergency services attended a house on Turf St, Grafton following reports a man inside the property made a series of threats.

It is understood two adults and a child have been evacuated from property, and the male in question is the sole occupant at the property.

it is also understood further police resources are on their way to the scene.

At least five police cars, NSW Ambulance crew and Fire and Rescue NSW are currently at the scene.

Reports from the scene indicate that Turf St is still open to traffic, however police are ushering pedestrians away from the location.

Police at the scene of a Turf St property following reports of a siege incident inside.
Police at the scene of a Turf St property following reports of a siege incident inside.


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