Man bound, abducted after catching intruder in his home

A MAN has been abducted at knife-point after disturbing an intruder who broke into his home in Melbourne’s southeast.

Police said the 54-year-old man caught the intruder rummaging through his property after returning to his home in Frankston on Saturday night.

The armed offender then bound the victim and bundled him into his own Volvo sedan which he then used as a getaway car.


Police attempted to intercept the vehicle after it was seen driving erratically through the suburb but were unsuccessful.

The out-of-control car eventually came to a stop after crashing and rolling down an embankment around 10 kilometres away in Langwarrin.

The victim suffered head injuries in the crash. He was rushed to Frankston Hospital in a serious condition.

The alleged offender, believed to be aged in his 40s, was also injured and taken to the same hospital where he remained this morning, under police guard.

Investigations are continuing and charges are yet to be laid.