An armed person is on the loose in a Queensland suburb forcing police to lockdown a neighbourhood for eight hours.
An emergency declaration was made under the Public Safety Preservation Act (PSPA) due to an unfolding incident in the inland town of Warwick.
Police made the declaration at about 10pm on Monday after reports an armed person was in the area.
Warwick residents have been told to stay inside. Picture: QLD Police
The lockdown relates to all residences in the boundaries of Wood Street, Gore Street, Grafton Street and Dragon Street.
“Residents within the exclusion zone are urged to stay inside their properties,” QLD police said.
Police are currently conducting emergency operations in the area and requesting members of the public and aircraft to not attend the declared location.
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