This, hot off the wires at News.com.
POLICE have surrounded a house in suburban Canberra where a wanted man is holed up.
It was not known if he was armed.
“We’re encouraging people to stay clear of the area,” a police spokeswoman said.
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The house is in Palmerston, a northern suburb about 20km from the city centre.
The siege began about 1.15pm (AEST), police said.
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