Man arrested in Mooroolbark after falling asleep in a car with a gun next to him
A man seen asleep in a car in Melbourne’s outer east – reportedly with a gun next to him – has been arrested without incident.
A passer-by raised the alarm at about 7.40 this morning – after seeing the man slumped in the Ford Falcon behind the IGA in Mooroolbark.
Parts of the shopping centre were placed into lockdown – police, including members of the Critical Incident Response Unit surrounded the vehicle and approached with guns drawn.
The incident was resolved around 10 o’clock, no shots were fired.
It’s all over in Mooroolbark, a man’s been arrested at the scene without incident. pic.twitter.com/21SSdquubV
? 3AW Melbourne (@3AW693) March 30, 2016