Truck thief arrested in Frankston

Police arrested a man and a woman after a refrigerated van was allegedly stolen in Chadstone on Thursday afternoon.

Investigators have heard the truck was parked outside a liquor store on Warrigal Road, Chadstone, about 2.40pm.

It is believed a man got into the truck and drove away.

Police were notified and the Air Wing were able to track the truck as it drove through a number of Melbourne suburbs.

It is also claimed the driver stopped in Chadstone to pick up a female passenger.

Officers were able to secure the truck in Frankston at around 7.45pm and arrested a 38-year-old man and a 37-year-old woman.

They are currently assisting the police with their investigation.

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