Woori Yallock man arrested for firearm incident in Croydon

Police were called to reports of an armed man at a university campus in Croydon. Picture: ON FILE.

A Woori Yallock man has been arrested after police responded to an incident at Swinburne University in Croydon this morning.

The 22 year old was arrested following reports of a firearm being pointed at a security staff member at the educational facility.

Police were called to the Norton Road campus shortly before 10.30am.

Specialist police along with uniformed officers quickly responded and cordoned off the area arresting the man shortly after.

The man was arrested without incident, no one was injured and police are not searching for anyone else in relation to the incident.

The area has now been made safe. Maroondah Crime Investigation Unit detectives are investigating further.

An imitation firearm was located and the male involved has been released pending enquiries.

Anyone who witnessed the incident is urged to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.