Police make arrest after incident on Mullum Mullum trail

Ringwood police have impounded a vehicle after it was allegedly involved in an incident with pedestrians on Saturday.

An incident was reported to police after a family with four children were walking along the Mullum Mullum trail about 1.15pm.

It is alleged a male riding a powered bike collided with an eight-year-old boy on the track.

The child sustained facial injuries and was treated at hospital.

A 42-year-old Ringwood man was last night arrested in a relation to the incident.

He was released from custody and is expected to be charged on summons with conduct endangering serious injury, unlicensed riding, unregistered riding, drive in a manner dangerous and reckless cause injury.

The man’s bike was seized as part of the investigation.

Police are continuing the investigation and are appealing to anyone who witnessed the bike in the area or who may have footage of the bike to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or submit a confidential crime report at www.crimestoppers.vic.com.au

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