Man, 42, ‘Carrying a Gun’ Dragged off a Train at Sydney’s Town Hall and Arrested in Front of Horrified Commuters

A man has sparked chaos at a busy Sydney train station after reports he carried a gun on board.

Officers intercepted the train at Town Hall station about midday on Wednesday and arrested the 42-year-old passenger, Nine News reported.

A police spokesperson told Daily Mail Australia that officers boarded the train after multiple calls from horrified commuters reported that the man had a firearm.

A man has sparked chaos at a busy Sydney train station after reports he carried a gun on board

Officers boarded the train at Town Hall station about midday on Wednesday and arrested the 42-year-old passenger

Images from the scene show what appears to be a firearm on the platform of the station after his arrest.

Police didn’t confirm to the network if it was a real gun, saying it may be a replica or a cap gun.

The man was still being held by police at 4.30pm as they continued interrogations.

No charges have yet been laid, police said.

The police spokesperson later confirmed to Daily Mail Australia that the man was in fact carrying a cap gun.   

Images from the scene show was appears to be a firearm on the platform after his arrest