Truck driver

Truck driver prevents alleged carjacking

A lorry driver had prevented an alleged carjacking attempt in Melbourne’s CBD on Monday morning.

According to police, the alleged carjacking attempt took place around 7:40 a.m. Monday morning at the intersection of King and Collins streets.

A gray Mazda reportedly drove in the back of a blue Audi which was parked at King Street traffic lights.

According to the police, two men then got out of the Mazda armed with weapons before approaching the Audi.

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The men allegedly refused to give their information to the Audi driver before threatening him and stealing his keys.

“One of the men entered the vehicle but was unable to start it,” a police spokesman said.

A man driving a large truck reportedly stopped in front of the Audi to prevent the two men from fleeing the scene in the vehicle.

Police arrived at the scene shortly after and arrested a 29 and 37 year old man.

Investigations into the incident are ongoing.

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