New Auckland armed man surrender

New Auckland armed man surrender

Police have revoked an emergency declaration made under the Public Safety Preservation Act in New Auckland this morning.

An emergency situation was declared at 8.50am yesterday after an armed man had barricaded himself inside a residence.

The man surrendered himself to police just before 11am and has been transported to Gladstone Hospital for observation.

The PSPA was revoked at 11am.

Investigations are continuing.