Siege defused on Beach Street


A MAN was arrested and charged after allegedly barricading himself and another person into a Beach Street motor inn on 9 April.

Police attended the alleged incident at around 10.30am after reports a man had been behaving erratically, breaking windows, and holding another man against his will at the property. When the critical incident response unit arrived they were able to extract the man being held, and arrest the offender. The alleged incident was resolved around midday.

The 38-year-old Frankston man was charged with false imprisonment and associated charges. He appeared at the Frankston Magistrates Court on 11 April.

A man in his 40s was assessed and cleared of any major physical injury.

First published in the Frankston Times – 15 April 2019

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