Police have made a quick arrest in Taylors Lakes this morning following an alleged attempted carjacking.
Police were called to a car park on the Melton Highway just after 9.30am.
Investigators have been told a man armed with a hand gun attempted to enter a car.
He fled to a nearby business where he locked himself in an office and was arrested a short time later.
An imitation hand gun was recovered near the scene.
The 42-year-old man of no fixed address remains on custody assisting police with their enquiries.
Investigators believe the man may have been involved in another incident that occurred at a nearby shopping centre shortly beforehand and are appealing for anyone with information to contact police.
Anyone who witnessed or the incident is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.