Woman fleeing Sydney cafe siege with three armed Australian police officers
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Sydney siege eyewitness: 'Things started to escalate'

At least one gunman is holding staff and customers hostage at a cafe in the Australian city of Sydney.

Hundreds of armed police have sealed off the normally busy Martin Place in the central business district.

Andrea Proctor saw police arrive as her taxi had to stop at the cafe: "Things started to escalate... Many police officers started to come around us with guns,"

  • 15 Dec 2014
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