Wanted man arrested in Bendigo

Police have made a significant arrest after a wanted man was spotted driving erratically in Bendigo this morning.

Emergency services were made aware of a car being driven in an erratic manner about 8.40am.

Two detectives from the Bendigo Family Violence Unit came across the vehicle

parked at a roundabout on Barnard Street about 9am.

The driver reacted violently to approaching officers and the detectives had to use OC spray to subdue the offender.

Bendigo general duties police officers arrived on scene and the man was taken into custody.

The 21-year-old Bendigo man had been wanted in relation to several serious traffic and property crime offences.

He is currently assisting police with their enquiries.

Police urge any witnesses or anyone with dash cam footage to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or report online at www.crimestoppersvic.com.au

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