Police make arrest after assault and theft in Dandenong

Detectives from Greater Dandenong Crime Investigation Unit have charged a man after a series of incidents in Dandenong on Sunday (24 August).

It is alleged a man gained entry to an apartment on Stud Road about 3.45pm and attempted to steal property and assaulted a female occupant.

The man took off on foot on police arrival and entered a number of properties in nearby streets before he was located hiding in a bedroom of a house on Clements Street.

The man is alleged to have assaulted a police officer whilst resisting arrest.

The 24-year-old has been charged with aggravated burglary, burglary, theft, indictable assault police and assault.

The Dandenong man has been remanded to appear in Dandenong Magistrates’ Court on 9 September.

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