The leaf market is an annual event held in the centre of Melbourne’s CBD.
It’s a traditional street market in the suburbs, where vendors sell traditional and handmade goods, with a strong focus on local produce.
It’s one of Melbourne and Queensland’s biggest street markets, attracting thousands of visitors each year.
But the festival has been hit by a number of scandals and incidents, including the shooting death of a 17-year-old boy at the event.
And the latest incident came as a shocker to the market’s organisers, who were left shaken after an incident with a female vendor in April.
A woman selling handmade items and items that are not part of the market was arrested by the Victoria Police on Friday night.
The man was charged with assaulting police officers and using threatening words, but he denied any wrongdoing.
Victoria Police Commissioner Mick Fuller said the officer had been working at the leaf market for about six months and that she had not received any threats from the vendor.
“She has no previous record of offending,” Mr Fuller said.
“It’s a case of an isolated incident, not one that is representative of the whole market.”
A leaf market vendor walks through a market in Victoria.
Source: ABC News (ABC News)The leaf market has also been embroiled in controversies in the past, with allegations that it was selling a fake gun and a fake cigarette.
The police said the alleged incident happened on May 19 in a market on the corner of Dandenong Road and Richmond Avenue.
In April, police raided a business on Richmond Avenue that was selling an Australian flag that was not part, the ABC reported.
They said the business had no firearms and that the vendor was selling items that were not part.
A police spokesperson said the vendor had been charged with breach of the peace, assault occasioning actual bodily harm and obstructing a police officer.
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