Trio arrested after Essendon car jacking

Police have arrested three men after a car jacking in Essendon this afternoon.

It is alleged a black BMW was rammed by a white Nissan on Rose Street about 12.30pm.

Investigators have been told while expecting the damage to her BMW, the female victim was assaulted by a male offender before he stole the BMW.

A second male offender followed the stolen BMW in the Nissan.

The Nissan was dumped in a side street and the two offenders left in the stolen BMW.

The Nissan was later located in a street in Glenroy and also found to be stolen.

They have driven to a shopping centre car-park in Broadmeadows before being picked up in a Volkswagen Golf driven by an accomplice at the shopping centre.

Police quickly intercepted the car in Glenroy Road, Glenroy and arrested three men without incident.

The victim, a 29-year-old Essendon woman was uninjured.

A 17-year-old Glenroy youth, a 20-year-old Glenroy man and an 18-year-old Queensland man are currently in custody and are expected to be charged in relation to the incident.

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