Shocking theft of memorial flowers in Bourke St, Melbourne

How could he?

A man has been caught on camera picking up flowers left at a shrine in Melbourne CBD commemorating Friday’s horrific attack before trying to get on a tram.

Nearby witnesses saw the man and told him to stop before police arrived.

‘They got him real quick,’ one witness told 7 News before shaking his head.

‘It was just shocking to see.’

Police officers escorted the man off the tram and made him put the flowers back.

Bourke and Elizabeth Street tributes
Tributes are being laid across the city to the victims of the Bourke St massacre. (Credit: Getty)

Related stories