Man on the run after leaving bag with gun at Centrelink office

A man is on the run after leaving behind a bag with a home-made gun inside at a Centrelink office in Melbourne.

Staff made the shock discovery last Tuesday, phoning police.

It’s believed the man, 41, attended the Coburg office about a welfare payment and accidentally left the bag behind.


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He then came back to retrieve it after discovering his mistake, however fled when police arrived.