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Police Responding To Incident Involving Man Who Appears To Be Surrounded By Fuel Cans

Not far from Parliament House

Police Responding To Incident Involving Man Who Appears To Be Surrounded By Fuel Cans

Police are currently attending to an incident in Canberra with Anzac Parade in lockdown by police.

Breaking reports that a man is at Anzac Parade and surrounded by fuel cans.

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It is understood that heavily armed police are at the scene.

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Nearby roads have been shut down.

"An active police incident is underway and the roads in the vicinity of Anzac Parade and Parkes Way are currently closed. Please avoid the area until further notice," said ACT Police, reports dailymail.co.uk

ACT Police have released the following statement on social media.

An active police operation is underway and the roads in the vicinity of Anzac Parade and Parkes Way are currently closed. Please avoid the area until further notice. There is no threat to public safety.

- ACT Police

If you or someone you know needs help, call Lifeline on 13 11 14.

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