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.
"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."
Riot squad at Flagstaff station, apparent gunman in tunnel. Trains running direct to Flinders Street pic.twitter.com/wkq41EXsZG— Liam Vertigan (@LiamVertigan) March 27, 2019
HUNDREDS OF PASSENGERS HELD UP BY THREAT IN FLAGSTAFF STATION, POLICE SURROUNDING PLATFORMS 3&4, NO FURTHER INFORMATION HAS BEEN GIVEN pic.twitter.com/7G0i3Rac7z— siri⭐️ (@yeahsiri) March 27, 2019
Train driver just announced that there is someone with a firearm at Flagstaff station. All city loop trains suspended. @ptv_official Stay safe everyone this morning.— Julian Archer (@ProfJArcher) March 27, 2019