Scary Gun Story used to Shut Down Shopping complex & Enforce Police State
About 9am specialist armed officers were spotted running up the stairs at the King St entrance, looking into the windows.
Witnesses reported seeing teams of heavily armed police entering the front and rear of the Westfield building after 6am.
Lake Illawarra police were called to a cinema complex at the corner of King and Cowper Streets about 6.10am after security reported two people had entered the building.
Police have closed the shopping complex and set up a command post.