MAN CALLS HIMSELF ‘MESSIAH OF ISLAM’: As He Takes Cafe Hostage with Meat Cleaver in Australia

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A man armed with a knife and a meat cleaver created havoc at a cafe in Melbourne, Australia on Tuesday, in a chilling reminder of the Lindt cafe siege in Sydney last December,.

The man, who called himself “messiah of Islam”, smashed windows at the La Trobe St cafe in Melbourne, scaring customers before moving to a restaurant on the first floor of the building.

The Victoria Police Special Operations Group surrounded the restaurant and negotiated with the armed man for about an hour till he surrendered, according to 7 News Melbourne.

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