Man charged following series of alleged crimes in western Victoria

A South Australian man will face Bendigo Magistrates’ Court on Wednesday, charged in relation to a series of alleged crimes in western Victoria.

The 34-year-old was arrested in Main Street, Bealiba about 7pm Tuesday.

Goldfields Crime Investigation Unit detectives have charged him with several offences, including aggravated carjacking, attempted aggravated carjacking, aggravated burglary, armed robbery, robbery, theft of motor vehicle, attempted theft of motor vehicle and assault.

The charges were laid following an alleged armed robbery in Buson Lanea at Concongella, attempted armed robbery on McCardles Lane at Rathscar and aggravated burglary on Main Street in Bealiba.