Police arrest man for firearms offences in Hoppers Crossing

Police have arrested a man following a firearms incident in Hoppers Crossing this evening.

Officers were called to a shopping complex on Warringa Crescent about 6.15pm on Friday 1 July after reports of a man seen with a firearm and acting erratically.

Police quickly arrived and located a man in the car park.

He was taken into custody and officers located a gel blaster handgun nearby.

No one was injured in the incident and a 32-year-old man is currently assisting police with their enquires.

Investigators have spoken to a number of witnesses but believe there were other people in the area who left before police arrival.

Anyone who witnessed the incident, with footage or further information is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or submit a confidential report at www.crimestoppersvic.com.auExternal Link.

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