Westfield Bondi Junction incident live updates: Major incident unfolding in Sydney’s eastern suburbs, David Jones, stores evacuated

A major incident is unfolding at a major Sydney shopping centre, with reports of a stabbing and at least one gun man on the loose.

Westfield Bondi Junction in Sydney’s eastern suburbs is in lockdown after the incident on Saturday afternoon.

Panicked people were seen running across the pedestrian bridge outside the centre in video posted to social media while others said they were being evacuated from the centre’s car park.

Police are attending the scene in massive numbers.

Eastern suburbs local Ted Helliar posted to X:¬†‘Something just went down at Westfields Bondi junction.’

‘We were up there and all of a sudden all these people running towards us. Next thing dozens and dozens of people all running a screaming some bloke yells ‘someone is stabbing everyone get out of here’.’

Another X user said hundreds of shoppers were hiding in the back of the David Jones department store, which had pulled down its shutters with reports a man had been seen running with a gun in the centre.

A police spokesperson told Daily Mail Australia on Saturday afternoon that a major police operation is under way and officers were gathering details at the scene.

Read more at DailyMail.co.uk