Man driving stolen vehicle tracked by Airwing and arrested after trip through the Yarra Valley

Police Airwing was used to track down a man driving a stolen vehicle in the Yarra Valley. Picture: ON FILE

A 29 year old Hampton Park man was arrested in Lilydale at about 3.30pm on the afternoon of Wednesday 12 June after first being observed driving a stolen Toyota Corolla in Gembrook.

Police with support from the Airwing were able to track the vehicle as it drove from Gembrook into Woori Yallock, Seville and subsequently Lilydale.

The male abandoned the vehicle in Lilydale and was observed entering a residential yard where he was arrested by Victoria Police.

The male has been charged and will front the Magistrates Court at a later date.