A police siege has developed in north Melbourne after a gunman threatened two tradies inside a newly built home.
The tradies entered a townhouse in Broadmeadows to complete some work around 7.15am on Wednesday morning.
The workers heard noises and then saw an armed man rush down the stairs towards them.
Police are searching for a gunman who threatened two workers at a newly constructed townhouse in Broadmeadows, north Melbourne, on Wednesday morning
The gunman threatened the two tradies and they left the property to report the incident to police.
The area surrounding the house on Metelman Court has been cordoned off and police are conducting a search through Broadmeadows.
Victoria Police told Daily Mail Australia officers entered the home and were unable to find the gunman.
Police are urging anyone with information to come forward or contact Crime Stoppers.
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