Man arrested on Monash Freeway

A man has been arrested on the Monash Freeway following a series of incidents this afternoon, Victoria Police say.

Police were called to reports of man brandishing a knife while driving along the Burnley Tunnel, Southbank about 4.45pm.

The driver was located and followed for a short time before he was pulled over near the Warrigal Road exit on the Monash Freeway.

The 43-year-old Emerald man, who was the single occupant of the vehicle, was then arrested.

A screwdriver was located in his car and is believed to have been mistaken for a knife in the initial reports.

The man also returned a positive preliminary breath test.

Anyone with information is urged to contact Crime Stoppers.

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