Woman assaulted, cars burst into flames during Gippsland rampage
There’s been dramatic scenes in Gippsland this morning, with a man going on a carjacking rampage at Leongatha.
A 21-year-old male is now in custody.
A stolen vehicle crashed into parked cars outside an aged car facility on McCartin Street at about 10.30am on Monday.
Those cars then burst into flames.
The offender fled, viciously assaulting a woman who was able to get her children out of her car before it was stolen.
Police were then led on a pursuit, hitting speeds of up to 180 kilometres an hour where another car was stolen.
The alleged offender was arrested in the Alberton area.
Picture: Brendan Cashin