The scene of the siege at Redbank Plains.
The scene of the siege at Redbank Plains. Rebecca Lynch

No bail for man charged with siege

THE 18 year-old-man who allegedly held his mother and sister hostage in their Redbank Plains home yesterday did not apply for bail in the Ipswich Magistrate Court this morning.

Nicholas Alexander Brown was charged with deprivation of liberty, assault occasioning bodily harm whilst armed, extortion and threatening violence after the five-hour siege in Kananga St yesterday.

Brown was charged by Goodna detectives last night and will next appear in court on May 16.



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