A 42-year-old man has been charged following a siege on the
Gold Coast that lasted 14 hours.
Police said the man was armed with a knife, and was holed up
inside a unit in the beachside suburb of Currumbin with his
16-year-old son from 7am on Tuesday.
The siege ended at about 8.30pm (AEST) when power to the unit
was cut and officers moved in.
No one was injured and the man was arrested.
Police allegedly found dangerous drugs and paraphernalia
during a search of the unit.
The man has since been charged with three counts of serious
assault to police, possessing dangerous drugs and other drug
He is to appear in the Southport Magistrates Court on