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Melbourne Siege

Melbourne Siege

Police have surrounded a property in Melbourne’s north.

An extensive police operation is taking place at Westmeadows Tavern on Ardlie street.

They were alerted to the scene after two potentially armed burglars entered the venue at 5 o'clock this morning.

There were concerns the individuals were in possession of firearms.

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Authorities negotiated with the individuals for a period of time with a megaphone and proceeded to storm the building.

A woman managed to escape unharmed and it is understood that no one else is inside the tavern.

The area has been cordoned off and the public are being urged to avoid the area.

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