PSPA revoked, Southport

Police have revoked an emergency declaration under the Public Safety Preservation Act (PSPA) in relation to an armed man in Southport.

The declaration was revoked at 12.05am after the man exited a service station on Nerang Street and was taken into custody without further incident.

The PSPA was invoked at 8.36pm after the man entered the business and produced a firearm.

Police immediately established a cordon and the man was contained within the premises. There was no one else inside the building.

The man peacefully surrendered to officers at 11.55pm.

The cordon encompassing Eugaree Street, Nerang Street, Falconer Street and Tweed Street has been lifted and the roads are now open.