A number of heavily armed Police and their vehicles are surrounding a home on Dickens Rd, Ambarvale. The Police operation has been ongoing for more than an hour.
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Dozens of police officers, the riot squad, dogs and a helicopter have been deployed to Bilikin Way, a cul-de-sac off Dickens Rd close to the Rosemeadow Sports Complex.
An armoured rescue truck was also seen turning into the street.
The operation is ongoing and began at approximately 10am, a spokesman said.
Numerous bystanders in the area are being held back by police lines.
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