Brimbank Crime Investigation Unit detectives have arrested a man and woman following an alleged carjacking in Caroline Springs last night.
The incident happened when the pair, allegedly armed with knives, approached the victim in a Ballarat Road car park and drove off in his car about 8.30pm.
The vehicle was later seen driving erratically by police who engaged in a brief pursuit before arresting the couple, a man aged 20 and a woman aged 25, both of no fixed address.
The man has been charged with:
– aggravated carjacking
– evade police
– reckless conduct endangering life
– driving in a manner dangerous
– driving at speed dangerous
– unlicensed driving
– commit indictable offence whilst on bail
– contravene conduct conditions of bail
The woman has been charged with aggravated carjacking and commit indictable offence while on bail.
They are both expected to appear at the Melbourne Magistrates’ Court today.