Man armed with crossbow at Vic parliament

A man armed with a crossbow has been arrested outside Victoria's parliament.

The pony-tailed man stood on top of a white BMW, armed with the weapon, on Spring Street in Melbourne's CBD about midday on Monday.

Six police officers moved in and arrested the 18-year-old and he was taken to hospital for assessment.

A video of the incident was shared on social media and has more than 8000 views.

Police said the circumstances surrounding the incident are being investigated.

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