Police appeal for witnesses following incident in Wonthaggi

Police are appealing for public assistance following an incident in Wonthaggi this morning, Victoria Police say.

Investigators have been told a man was walking along McKenzie Road when he saw another man pointing a firearm from a distance.

The first man entered a nearby workplace and reported the incident to police.

Investigators believe the same man was brandishing a firearm and running down McKenzie Road between 7.30am and 8am.

No injuries have been reported.

Investigators are keen to speak to anyone who may have witnessed the incident.

Police arrested a man in his 20s, however he was later released pending enquiries.

Anyone with information about the incident is urged to contact Wonthaggi Police Station on 5671 4100 or Crime Stoppers.

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