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Flagstaff Station Closed After Reports Of Gunman

Trains have been diverted out of the city loop after reports of a man with a firearm. 

The station is currently in lockdown and multiple social media accounts are reporting a train driver confirmed there was a man with a firearm. 

Critical response and riot teams are in the station. 

All city loop trains have been suspended. 

UPDATE 9:00am: Statement from Victoria Police:

"Victoria Police is responding to an incident at Flagstaff Train Station. Police are currently moving passengers away from the area and ask everyone to please avoid the station for now."

UPDATE 9:17am: Situation resolved, police have confirmed to media an abandoned rifle case was found at Flagstaff station but no gunman or firearm was found. City loop trains are back up and running. 

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