Lake Road residents stuck inside as Lake Macquarie police continue negotiating with man to leave house

Alanna Tomazin
Updated October 12 2023 - 5:58pm, first published 4:12pm

STUCK inside for the past 24 hours, Lake Road resident Mary Dale and her husband are sat watching the Swansea siege unfold from their loungeroom window.

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Alanna Tomazin

Alanna Tomazin


Alanna is a journalist at the Newcastle Herald with a focus on education. She takes pride in regional journalism which she believes is crucial to informing our towns and cities. Have a story? Email her at

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