Belmont carjacking: Trio arrested after violet attack left woman with slash wounds in Victoria

Matt Shrivell
The Nightly
A woman was attacked in a violent carjacking.
A woman was attacked in a violent carjacking. Credit: Whereis.

Three people have gone on a violent carjacking rampage before police tracked them down.

Three people have gone on a violent carjacking rampage through the streets of belmint in Victoria.

Geelong Crime Investigation Unit detectives have charged three people following two carjackings in the southeast suburbs of Geelong on Monday.

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It is alleged two males and a female entered a parked car in High Street, Belmont just after 4pm on 1 July.

The trio allegedly produced a knife before demanding the 24-year-old male inside the car to drive.

They were driven to Woods Road, St Albans Park where they approached a second car about 4.30pm.

Investigators were told the group allegedly assaulted a woman inside the second car before fleeing the scene in her white Suzuki Vitara wagon.

The 18-year-old woman sustained slash wounds during the incident and was taken to hospital in a non-life-threatening condition.

The male victim did not sustain any physical injuries.

A 24-year-old man of no fixed place of abode was arrested on July 3.

He has been charged with aggravated carjacking, false imprisonment and assault causing injury.

He will appear at the Geelong Magistrates’ Court on 7 August.

A 20-year-old man of no fixed place of abode was also arrested on July 3.

He has been charged with the same offences, as well as possess a drug of dependence.

He will appear at the Geelong Magistrates’ Court on 5 July.

A 17-year-old Wandana Heights girl was arrested yesterday.

She has also been charged with aggravated carjacking, false imprisonment, assault causing injury and possess a drug of dependence.

She will appear at a children’s court today.

Crime Stoppers: 1800 333 000.

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