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Man wanted after suspicious device left at North Melbourne station

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Police are attempting to identify the man they believe left a suspicious package at North Melbourne this morning, triggering commuter chaos.

Investigators have been told a man got off a Craigieburn train at North Melbourne about 6am.

It is believed he left a package on the platform before boarding a Watergardens train.

The device was left on platform one near the staircase and had the appearance of an explosive device.

The Bomb Response Unit attended and later deemed the device safe.

Police are searching for a man described as approximately 30-years-old with short dark hair, facial hair and an olive complexion.

He was wearing a dark coloured broad brim hat, black coat, tan pants and black boots.

The man was on a green motorised scooter and was carrying a red and black backpack and green helmet.

Photos: Victoria Police

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