Man, 23, had gun on Warrawong bus: police

A 23-year-old man has been arrested after he was allegedly found with a gun on a public bus that departed from Warrawong on Tuesday morning.

Lake Illawarra police intercepted the Shellharbour-bound bus after being alerted to the incident about 9.45am.

The man was arrested and searched, with police allegedly seizing a number of items classed as prohibited firearms. 

A number of other prohibited firearms and items were found and seized from the man’s home, police say.

The man was taken to Lake Illawarra Police Station and charged with 10 offences, including unauthorised possession of prohibited firearms.