Tradesmen in Melbourne west recently brought a thief to justice after they spotted him driving down the wrong side of the road in an ute stolen from a building site.
The workers chased the man down the road from a building site in Derrimut where they herded him into a carpark before he crashed. The man was trapped in the vehicle by one worker who sat on the door so that the man, apparently affected by drugs, couldn’t esape.
The thief, a 20 year old man from Robinvale wasn’t hurt when the vehicle flipped and was arrested at the scene.
The man will face charges of vehicle theft and dangerous driving. It is not known whether the tradies will also face charges.