A siege is underway in western Sydney with a man armed with a knife holed up in a house.
The man is believed to have threatened police with the weapon when they went to check on him.

There is a woman inside the house in the suburb of Carramar.

A siege is underway in south-west Sydney with an armed man holed up in a house in Carramar.
A siege is underway in south-west Sydney with an armed man holed up in a house in Carramar. (9News)

At one stage the man could be heard yelling: “I’m not coming out, I’m not going back to jail”.

The woman inside is not believed to be injured but there is an ambulance on standby.

The street has been locked down for at least five hours and authorities remain on the scene.

Heavily armed police have been on the suburban street for at least five hours.
Heavily armed police have been on the suburban street for at least five hours. (9News)

Heavily-armed police have flooded the area.

Some officers are carrying what appear to be circular saws.

The man is believed to have threatened police with a knife when they went to check on him.
The man is believed to have threatened police with a knife when they went to check on him. (9News)



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