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WATCH: Man exits house after Slade Point stand off

UPDATE: A man is in custody after leaving a house in Slade Point after stand off.

The man is being assessed for injuries by paramedics.

A man has been transported by paramedics to Mackay Base Hospital with a 'minor' cut to one of his legs.

A QAS spokesman said two crews are still on scene at Blackwood St.

Police are 'negotiating with a man' at the address a police media spokesman said.

He said no more information will be released at this time.

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Police are attempting to surround a house on Blackwood St; plain clothes police officers and about 10 uniformed officers are involved.

A neighbour told the Daily Mercury that they believed someone had been injured.

Two paramedics are outside the home on the street attending to someone with a lower leg injury.

The dog squad has just arrived at the Slade Point address.

It is believed the incident happened around 3pm.

 

BREAKING 4PM: As many as four police cars have rushed to Slade Point after a reported 'incident' on Blackwood St.

The street is closed as ambulance and police are at the scene.

More to come.


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