Cops Arrested A Man Who Claimed To Have A Gun On A Melbourne Tram Today

Just after lunch

Cops Arrested A Man Who Claimed To Have A Gun On A Melbourne Tram Today

Police had to make a dramatic arrest in the Melbourne CBD today after a man allegedly made racist threats and claimed to have a gun.

Cops were called after commuters heard the man screaming and abuse and claiming that he wanted to “shoot everyone”.

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The police had to stop close the intersection of Collins and Elizabeth streets and stop the 109 tram at about 12.45pm.

They arrested the man with their guns drawn, and a subsequent search did not find a weapon.

The man in his 30s is expected to undergo a mental health check.

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