Man charged following carjacking in Rye

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Mornington Crime Investigation Unit detectives have charged a 38-year-old man following an aggravated carjacking in Rye on 9 October.

The alleged carjacking occurred on Ozone Street where a man armed with a knife stole another man’s vehicle just before 8pm.

An attempted carjacking occurred a short time later on Point Nepean Road in Rye.

It is alleged the carjacking’s are also connected to a carjacking that occurred in Carrum Downs on 16 September.

The Lakes Entrance man was arrested today and charged with two counts of aggravated carjacking, attempted carjacking and other related offences.

He was remanded to appear at the Melbourne Magistrates’ Court at a later date.

Source: Victoria Police News – Wednesday, 6 December 2017

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