Man bludgeoned with baseball bat in savage shopping centre attack

A MAN has been brutally bashed with a baseball bat in a shocking attack at a shopping centre in Melbourne’s north.

The 42-year-old was set upon in the car park of a shopping centre on McDonalds Road in Mill Park on Saturday.

Police said he was walking through the car park around 4.30pm when he was attacked by a man wielding a bat.


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The armed man then chased the victim into the shopping centre where he continued to beat he with the weapon.

The 31-year-old offender tried to then run away from the scene but was arrested a short distance away.

He has since been charged with serious assault and was due to front Melbourne Magistrates Court today.

Investigators are wanting to speak to anyone who may have witnessed the violent scenes.

Anyone with information should call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or visit www.crimestoppers.com.au