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ACT Policing has responded to an incident that occurred at Parliament House this afternoon (Thursday, 8 January 2015).
Around 12:30pm, ACT Policing and AFP Protection Services Officers attended to a man who was observed to be armed with a knife.
Attending officers began a de-escalation negotiation process with the man.
During the de-escalation negotiation process, the man was tasered as he failed to relinquish the knife. The man has been taken into custody.
There are no national security concerns regarding this incident.