BENDIGO Police have arrested four men following a theft at Anaconda in Marong Road on Monday afternoon.
The incident happened just after 3.30pm, with police arriving at the scene shortly after.
Senior Constable Andrew Hazelwood said the men stole knives from the camping and outdoor adventure store before fleeing the premises.
He said staff members followed the men out of the store and managed to get the car’s registration number.
Police chased the men to Kangaroo Flat and arrested them at the back of Healthworks, in Mitchell Street, at about 4.15pm.
At the time the Bendigo Advertiser went to print no charges had been laid and police were still making enquiries.
Senior Constable Hazelwood said Anaconda staff and the community had been helpful in assisting the police in identifying the suspects.
Anaconda declined to comment on yesterday afternoon’s incident.
A staff member said a report would be sent to office management.
No one was injured in the incident.