A man is in police custody after a domestic violence incident in Avondale during which he allegedly brandished a firearm.
A police spokeswoman said the man was seen with a firearm near Avondale College.
"It appears to be a family violence issue. It occurred outside the school," she said.
"The male was located and the female is safe. He is being spoken to at the Avondale police station."
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It was too early to say what charges the man would face in relation to the incident.