Victorian woman found seriously injured on nature strip in Geelong after assault

A woman has been found seriously injured on a nature strip in Victoria after a shocking assault.

Just after 3am on Monday, a member of the public was walking on Torquay Rd in the Geelong suburb of Grovedale when they came across the injured woman.

She was taken to hospital with serious injuries.

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The woman was allegedly assaulted while she was in her home by a young man, who then stole her car.

He fled the scene and the woman managed to get out of the property, and was found on the nature strip.

A short time later, the man crashed the stolen car into a garage in Dunwinnie Crt in Hamlyn Heights, and he was arrested at the scene.

The 20-year-old of no fixed address is assisting officers with their enquiries, and anyone with information is urged to contact police.


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