PSOs arrest man after West Footscray robbery

Protective Services Officers arrested a man following an alleged attempted car- jacking in West Footscray last night (17 August).

It is understood PSOs performing duties at West Footscray Railway Station responded after hearing a man call for help about 8.25pm.

It is believed the victim, a 25-year-old Glen Waverley man was sitting in his vehicle when the alleged offender approached and attempted to steal his vehicle.

The victim got out of his car and a short scuffle occurred.

PSOs quickly ran to the victim’s aid and arrested the man at the scene.

The victim was not physically injured.

The 28-year-old Yarraville man has been charged with robbery, threats to kill and commit indictable offence whilst on bail.

He has been remanded to appear at Melbourne Magistrates’ Court today.

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