Clown arrested in Moe

A MAN has been arrested following an incident in Moe on Sunday.

Police received a number of calls from members of the public regarding a person wearing a clown mask at a fast food restaurant on the Princes Freeway about 3.30am.

Investigators were told the man, armed with an axe, allegedly approached a woman who was in her car alone on Lloyd Street.

It is also believed the same man then approached a number of cars who were exiting the drive-through of the fast food restaurant.

Police attended the address and spoke to a group of people who denied having any knowledge of the incident.

A number of cars were searched and a clown mask, axe and baseball bat were located.

A 23 year-old Eagle Point man was arrested and interviewed at the scene.

The man has been released and is expected to be charged on summons with assault, weapons, public order and disguise-related offences. No one was injured in the incident and no property was damaged.

Police encourage anyone with information relating to this type of behaviour phone Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

Police searching for witnesses

Latrobe Crime Investigation Unit detectives are appealing for information in relation to an incident which occurred in Breed Street, Traralgon about 5.30pm on Monday, 10 October.

Emergency services were called following a report of a woman suffering a medical condition in a car parked outside the Traralgon Neighbourhood House.

A 58 year-old Glengarry woman was located in a serious condition; she was airlifted to hospital where she remains in a critical condition.

Detectives arrested a man at the scene, who was in the car with the woman at the time of the incident.

The 57 year-old Morwell man was interviewed and released pending further enquiries.

Investigators are appealing to anyone who may have witnessed the man and the woman in the car prior to the attendance of the emergency services or who may have witnessed any altercation between the couple at the Neighbourhood house or surrounding areas.

Anyone with any information is urged to phone Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or file a confidential report at