Man arrested after assualt

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

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