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Hostage siege in Melbourne's inner south

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Two people have been taken hostage in an apartment at the Melbourne suburb of Ripponlea, with specialist police at the scene.

Emergency services were called at 2pm on Tuesday and have started negotiating with the hostage taker who may be armed, police said.

People have been warned to avoid the area, but there are no concerns for surrounding residents.

© AAP 2017

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