Police Charge Man After Hardware Lane Hit-run

A 27-year-old man has been charged following an alleged car theft and hit-run in Melbourne's CBD last week.

The Melbourne man was charged this evening with seven offences including reckless conduct endangering life, theft of motor vehicle, fail to render assistance and disqualified driving.

He will appear before Melbourne Magistrates' Court this evening.

The charges follow an incident on Hardware Lane about 3pm last Thursday 4 July.

A 30-year-old Melbourne man was unloading items from his vehicle when a man allegedly entered the car and drove off.

The victim - who tried to stop the car from taking off - was seriously injured during the incident.

The stolen red Ford 4WD remains outstanding at this stage.

Anyone with information about the incident or stolen vehicle is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or make a report at www.crimestoppersvic.com.au.

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