23-year-old charged with five offences after Landy Grove siege

A WARRNAMBOOL man involved in a siege situation overnight Tuesday has been charged by police with offences and released on bail into care.

A policeman spokesman said the 23-year-old was arrested early Wednesday morning, interviewed, charged and bailed into care to appear in the Warrnambool Magistrates Court on December 5.

It is understood the man is currently receiving care from mental health services.

He has been charged with five offences - recklessly causing injury, two counts of unlawful assault, discharge a missile (throwing a stool)  and assaulting an emergency worker/police officer on duty.

The first three charges relate to a family member.

An incident overnight Tuesday resulted in a Landy Grove man surrendering himself to police at 2.30am Wednesday​.

Family members called police after leaving the Landy Grove home about 8pm Tuesday.

Warrnambool police attended, the man was armed with a knife and refused to come outside after being requested to do so by officers, which led to a siege situation. 

​Victoria Police critical emergency response team members went to the Landy Grove home and were involved in ​negotiating the peaceful outcome.​

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