Melbourne Embona Taskforce detectives have charged a man after he allegedly threatened passengers on a tram with a knife in Melbourne’s CBD this morning.
It is alleged he entered a business on Collins Street holding a weapon and stole items.
He allegedly fled the scene and boarded a nearby tram where he threatened passengers.
A woman received minor injuries during the incident.
Police used a taser to safely take the man into custody.
The 57-year-old man, of no fixed place of address, has been charged with armed robbery, false imprisonment, threats to kill and assault.
He will appear at Melbourne Magistrates’ Court tonight.