Police have arrested and charged a 55-year-old Morwell man following an alleged assault which occurred in a vehicle on Springvale Road, Dandenong on Friday 23 November.
Investigators have been told an 86-year-old man was assaulted while in the car and waved his walking stick out the window to try and attract attention.
A passer-by came to his assistance and stopped the assault before driving off.
The 55-year-old has been charged with numerous assault related offences and will face the Latrobe Valley Magistrates’ Court at a later date.
The investigation is on-going and anyone with further information is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or visit