Scott Coleman in custody

UPDATE

Scott Coleman will appear in the Warrnambool Magistrates’ Court on September 8 in relation to an alleged armed robbery at Heywood.

Mr Coleman was remanded in custody after no bail application was made.

EARLIER

Wanted man Scott Coleman was arrested in Ballarat overnight and will be questioned on Wednesday morning in relation to numerous offences.

Portland police issued a wanted whereabouts notice for Mr Coleman, of Ballarat, last month.

Portland detectives believe he will be able to assist them with inquiries into an alleged armed robbery at Heywood which involved the bashing of a man and theft of a car.

 A 46-year-old Ballarat man and a 29-year-old Creswick man have already been arrested, interviewed and charged in relation to the armed robbery while the Creswick man was also remanded in custody on carjacking charges.