Police have arrested two men following a chase that ended with an allegedly stolen police car crashing into another vehicle.
Officers were called to a home in Glengarry after in response to an aggravated burglary report about 1:20pm on Friday.
Two men are alleged to have broken into the Main Street residence while brandishing “edged weapons” before fleeing the scene in a previously stolen vehicle.
Two men have been arrested after a chase over 50 kilometres where a police car was allegedly stolen. Picture NCA Newswire/ Gaye Gerard.
Police chased the pair for 25 kilometres to Yallourne where the pair then lost control of the vehicle and ran it into a ditch after turning into a dead-end street.
During what police described as a “dynamic arrest” of a 20-year-old Peninsula man, the second offender allegedly stole an unmarked police car.
He allegedly made off with the vehicle for 26 kilometres before the stolen police car and another vehicle collided at the intersection of Princes Highway and Hazeldean Road in Yarragon, police say.
The 63-year-old driver of the other car suffered minor injuries in the collision.
A 29-year-old Cranbourne man, who was uninjured, was arrested at the scene.
Charges have not been laid and both men remain in custody assisting police.
An investigation into the circumstances surrounding the incident is ongoing including notifying Professional Standards Command who will have oversight of the investigation “as per normal procedure”.