A driver who sped away from police has been arrested and charged after his car ran out of petrol in Frankston overnight.
Somerville Highway Patrol officers spotted the green Daewoo, which had allegedly stolen number plates, on Frankston-Dandenong Road about 11.30pm.
Police attempted to intercept but the car took off.
No pursuits were initiated.
Police arrested the man shortly after his vehicle ran out of fuel on Peninsula Link.
The 41-year-old man from Cranbourne was interviewed by police and charged with 26 offences including:
- theft from motor vehicle;
- handle stolen goods;
- dangerous driving;
- possess drug of dependence.
He was remanded to appear at the Frankston Magistrates’ Court today.
Victoria Police News – Friday, 17 August 2018