A MAN has escaped without injury after an alleged attempted carjacking in Seaford, 17 August.
At around 12.20am on Lonsdale Street, a man allegedly approached the driver of a 2013 Chrisler sedan with a knife. The alleged offender drove off in the victim’s car.
Police allege that a short time later, the car was seen driving “erratically” on Beaconsfield Parade. A short police pursuit was called off due to “safety reasons”.
Police spotted the Chrysler again in Seaford at around 1am after an alleged attempted carjacking. The victim, a 30-year-old Seaford man, was not physically injured.
A 28-year-old Melbourne man was arrested in Frankston at around 2am and charged with car-jacking, armed robbery, attempted car-jacking, attempted armed robbery, conduct endangering life and numerous traffic offences. The man fronted Melbourne Magistrates’ Court on 17 August.