Man caught breaking into car dies in wild brawl after being confronted by neighbours
- Man charged with attempted car break-in
- Stopped responding during arrest and died on the spot
- Two men are currently being questioned, no charges have been filed
A man has died while two others are in custody after a violent brawl over an attempted car break-in.
Police were called to Craigieburn in north Melbourne on Wednesday afternoon after reports of a man attempting to break into a car.
The man was approached by residents, which resulted in an alleged altercation.
The man was arrested when police arrived and was treated by paramedics, but became unresponsive and died at the scene.
Two men have been arrested and are currently assisting police in their investigation.
Police cordoned off the street after a man died after a confrontation with residents during an alleged car break-in
No charges have yet been filed.
Hothlyn Drive was cordoned off and declared a crime scene as police launched an investigation into the incident.
Detectives and forensic investigators remained on site for much of Wednesday evening.
A blue car remained on site Thursday morning
The investigations continue.
Further details about the deceased man have not been released.
Anyone with information is urged to contact Crime Stoppers.
A blue car believed to have been at the center of the incident remained at the scene on Thursday