WARRNAMBOOL police have urged a man known to them to surrender himself after the arrest of an alleged co-offender.
The duo were allegedly involved in a series of offending last week, highlighted by a carjacking in the Apollo Bay district.
Detective Senior Constable Wayne Ryan, of the Warrnambool police crime investigation unit, said a Camperdown man, 27, was yesterday afternoon arrested in a joint operation with Colac detectives.The man was arrested, interviewed, charged and remanded in custody overnight.
The charges relate to a series of offending which started with a theft of a van near Peterborough.
He is also alleged to have been involved in stealing a quad motorbike, a burglary which netted a television, before travelling to the Apollo Bay district where he and a co-offender carjacked a man near Chapple Vale at knife point.
The Camperdown man will appear in the Warrnambool Magistrates Court this morning for a bail/remand hearing.
Detective Senior Constable Ryan said the alleged co-offender was known to police.
"We would like this man to hand himself in to police as soon as possible so these matters can be dealt with," he said.
Anyone with information about the offences is requested to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or the Warrnambool police station.