Police in stand-off with armed man

THERE was a stand-off between police and a man believed to be armed with a shotgun at South Ballina this morning.

The stand-off occurred this morning at about 10.30am on Cars Lane. It’s not certain what sparked the incident.

The armed man ran into nearby cane fields to avoid police. The Tactical Response Group attended the scene and a exclusion zone was set up around Cars Lane, Keith Hall Lane and Moylans Lane.

It concluded at about 1.30pm peacefully.
 



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