Good samaritans chase down car thief in Melbourne’s south-east
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A car thief has been taken down by a group of good samaritans.
A man stole a car parked on the South Gippsland Highway in Devon Meadows at around 2.45pm yesterday.
The thief took off in the vehicle, but a group of members of the public pursued him, and when he stopped a short distance away they intervened and restrained him.
Emergency services were called to the scene at 3.15pm.
The thief was taken to hospital with non-life threatening injuries.
He is currently assisting police with their inquiries.
An investigation into the attempted theft is ongoing.