Dozens of officers swarmed the area around William and Flinders St to arrest a man.
A Victoria Police spokeswoman asked people to stay away.
— Julian Kendall (@jkmccrann) February 5, 2020
— Brianna Travers (@briannatravers) February 5, 2020
Public transport in the area has been stopped as police work to bring the situation under control.
Update: Due to a police incident on Flinders St
– Route 75 trams in both directions are diverting via La Trobe Street & Spring Street between Stop 9 Lansdowne Street & Etihad Stadium Docklands.
– No Route 70 trams between Stop 6 Russell Street & Waterfront City Docklands. (1/2)
— Yarra Trams (@yarratrams) February 5, 2020
More to come.