Man holds police at bay

A 28-YEAR-old man was hospitalised after a five-hour long siege in Traralgon on Thursday night.

An allegedly drug-affected man threatened officers with a knife.

The siege ended at 10.30pm when the man exited the home in a threatening manner and was subdued by the Critical Incident Response Team and Dog Squad.

The man was taken to Latrobe Regional Hospital for a mental health assessment.