Drama in Brace Jerkovic: Armed police officer threatens to kill himself PHOTO/VIDEO

In Belgrade settlement Brace Jerkovic, an armed man closed into an apartment in a building on Vojvode Vlahovic Street. Police announced: It is a police officer

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Foto: Darko JevtiŠ/TV Prva
Foto: Darko JevtiŠ/TV Prva

Belgrade media reported earlier that he was threatening to kill himself.

Numerous police teams, ambulance, firefighters as well as a special police negotiation team were dispatched to the scene immediately.

At one point, according to a Tanjug reporter, a man shouted from the terrace of the apartment that he would not see anyone, after which police asked the media teams to move.

Foto: Darko JevtiŠ/TV Prva
Foto: Darko JevtiŠ/TV Prva

The drama takes place at 53 Vojvode Vlahovic Street.

After initially unconfirmed information that he was a police officer and may have taken his child hostage, the Ministry of Interior also said that the police officer had locked himself in an apartment in Belgrade's Brace Jerkovic neighborhood after an argument with his wife.

The wife and son left the apartment after an altercation, and members of the Negotiation Team are currently trying to make contact with a forty-two-year-old man.

The statement added that members of the Police Negotiation Team were engaged in resolving the situation.

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