Dramatic police takedowns in Ballarat CBD see’s four arrested

March 15, 2024 4:06 pm in by

Four females are in custody following a major police operation in Ballarat’s CBD this afternoon, a witness telling this newsroom that at least two of them were crash tackled to the ground after a short chase.

It’s understood police had previously been investigating arson offences in Sebastopl on Thursday night.

A speeding vehicle that was linked to that investigation was intercepted with stop-sticks near the Scott Parade and Peel Street round-a-bout just before 1pm today.

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The offences are believed to be family violence related.

Victoria Police media have been contacted for further details.