P1b3 ORACLE 103 Sun28 Dec ITV 2329:10   SIEGE ENDS WITH  GUNMAN'S DEATH A dead man kept police at bay for over seven hours at a South London house while three young children hid u—btairs with another manN Armed officers surrounding the home in Plumstead did not realise that Roben Allen had killed himself after bursting into the home of his ex-girlfriend. For hours, Mrs Dawn Crawley's current boyfriend and her children Lewis,threA8 Lianne, seven, and Scott, \Hnf, hid before they managed to escapeN Mrs Crawley had earlier fled wpfn a shot was fired as the siege began. RUMBELOWS WE'LL KEEP YOU IN TOUCH 173