Armed police block Welcome Bay road
Posted at 11:44am Monday 08 Jan, 2018
A police block on Osprey Road in Welcome Bay. Photos: Ryan Wood.
An incident involving armed police in Welcome Bay earlier today has been resolved.
A police media spokesperson says the incident occured near Osprey Drive and involved armed police cordoning off the road for a time.
"This was mental health related and the situation has been resolved without incident."
Armed police have been spotted in Welcome Bay this morning, as they put cordons in place.
A reporter at the scene says armed police have cordoned off Osprey Drive.
A police spokesperson says there is a mental health incident officers are dealing with.
"This is a mental health incident where someone is threatening self-harm.
"Police are in attendance at an address on Osprey Drive"
People are warned to stay away from the area, while police deal with the incident.