UPDATE: Siege ends peacefully in Tamworth

Siege ends peacefully
Siege ends peacefully

A siege in a Tamworth backyard has ended peacefully after negotiations with a man.

Around 3pm on Tuesday police were called to the Petra Ave home after reports a man had barricaded himself in a shed.

Officers set up a perimetre with Ambulance paramedics and Fire and Rescue NSW crews put on standby at the scene.

Petra Ave and Garden Street were closed to traffic while police negotiated with the man before he surrendered to officers.

More details in Wednesday's edition of The Leader.

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