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Street shut down after man with knife and baton arrested

  • Police arrested a man and shut down part of Flinders Street in Melbourne CBD
  • The man was reportedly doing doughnuts in his car and driving dangerously
  • A witness attempted to stop the man by throwing his bicycle under his vehicle
  • The suspect then got out of his car dressed in black waving a baton and a knife 

Police have tasered and arrested a man doing doughnuts and attempting to run people over in Melbourne’s central business district.

A witness attempted to stop the driver by throwing his bicycle under the car to stop the man driving onto the footpath.

The motorist – dressed in a black full-body suit – then got out waving a knife and a baton before being pinned down and arrested by armed police.

Police have arrested a man doing doughnuts and attempting to run people over in Melbourne’s central business district

A witness attempted to stop the driver by throwing his bicycle under the car to stop the man driving onto the footpath

A witness attempted to stop the driver by throwing his bicycle under the car to stop the man driving onto the footpath

The suspect was reportedly driving a green Toyota Rav4 up and down Swanston Street.

A witness said the man was tasered by police and taken into custody, The Herald Sun reported. 

‘He was trying to get on the footpath and then started trying to hit people. He tried to run into Fed Square,’ the man said.

‘He was going mad, he was driving up and down on the road.’

The area is now a crime scene.

More to come 

Read more at DailyMail.co.uk


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