Longford siege

A 10-HOUR siege in Longford which ended in the early hours of Wednesday morning resulted in a 33-year-old Longford man being taken to hospital for assessment.

Police were called to the address on Tuesday afternoon after concerns were raised about the man’s health.

Roads were blocked off and residents warned to stay indoors as negotiations took place with the man, which also involved police from Melbourne.

The drama ended without incident at 1.30am and the man was taken to Latrobe Regional Hospital for assessment.