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Police arrest man following four-hour siege at Perth pharmacy – WAtoday

WA Police evacuated a shopping precinct in Applecross following reports a man claiming to have a gun had entered Pharmacy 777 and declared “today’s the day”.



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Emergency services have blocked off parts of Canning Highway and Riseley Street, with diversions in place.
At the height of the siege, police barricaded off the stores windows and 9 News Perth helicopter vision showed officers with guns drawn, pointing at the entrance of the store.
Pharmacy 777 released a statement on Thursday evening.
Due to the incident unfolding in the Applecross precinct, Pharmacy 777 Applecross will remain closed until further notice, it read.
At this time, we can reassure…

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