Police charge man after attempted carjacking – Taylors Lakes

Police have charged a man following an alleged aggravated carjacking in Taylors Lakes this morning (21 May).

Emergency services were called to a car park on the Melton Highway just after 9.30am after reports a man allegedly armed with a firearm had tried to enter a car.

The man fled on foot and was arrested shortly after inside a nearby business.

An imitation firearm was allegedly recovered near the scene.

A 42-year-old man of no fixed place of address has since been charged with a number of offences, including:

• attempted aggravated carjacking;

• attempted theft of motor vehicle;

• unlawful assault;

• possess imitation firearm;

• possess controlled weapon; and

• commit indictable offence while on bail

He has been remanded to appear at Melbourne Magistrates’ Court tomorrow (22 May).

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