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Orange siege: Knife-wielding man refuses to come down from roof in NSW

Shirtless man wielding two kitchen knives refuses to come down from a unit block as police negotiate with him from below

  • A knife-wielding man on top of a roof has refused to come down as police crowd
  • Police were called to a man armed with two knives in Orange, New South Wales
  • Police confirmed that officers were responding to an incident on Dalton Street

A knife-wielding man on top of a block of units has refused to come down as police crowd around the property.  

Police were called to the property in Orange, New South Wales, after reports of an armed man standing on the roof of a unit block on at 1pm on Monday.

Dramatic vision from the scene shows the shirtless man, with blood dripping from his leg, waving two kitchen knives at officers below.

 

A knife-wielding man on top of a block of units has refused to come down as police crowd around the property in Orange, New South Wales (pictured)

At one point the man can be seen holding the knife to his throat.

Police were only able to confirm that officers were responding to an incident on Dalton Street.

Pedestrians and motorists are being urged to avoid the area and surrounding streets have been blocked off from the public.  

Police crowded (pictured) around the property where a man was reportedly armed with a knife in Orange, NSW

Police crowded (pictured) around the property where a man was reportedly armed with a knife in Orange, NSW

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