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Three Males Arrested on Campbells Cove Road, Werribee South.


Maribyrnong Crime Investigation Unit detectives have arrested three males following a carjacking in Altona overnight.

Investigators have been told the offenders stole a vehicle and assaulted the occupants on Maidstone Street around 1am.

The offenders were sighted by police a short time later and a pursuit started.

Police followed the vehicle to Campbells Cove Road, Werribee South where the offenders dumped the vehicle.

The three males fled and were arrested a short distance away.

A 25-year old Morwell man, a 30-year old Smythesdale man and a 28-year old Morwell  man were released pending further enquiries.

The investigation is ongoing and anyone with information is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or make a confidential report atwww.crimestoppersvic.com.au