Police locate wanted man near Barmah, NSW

Police have arrested a 25-year-old wanted in relation to a number of aggravated burglaries and car thefts in Melbourne and Echuca.

Graeme Jock Austin was apprehended by Victorian detectives and NSW uniform police across the NSW border, near Barmah, on Monday afternoon.

Police hope to extradite Austin, currently being held in Deniliquin, to Victoria on Tuesday.

Echuca police said Austin had eight outstanding arrest warrants and 21 active whereabouts and was wanted in relation to incidents in Echuca over the weekend.