Victoria Police arrest one of Australia’s ‘Most-Wanted’ fugitive

  • August 19, 2019

A screengrab of 9 News footage shows a bloody Jonathan Dick being escorted by police. (Image: Screengrab.9 News)

Victorian Police have arrested Jonathan Dick (41) – one of Australia’s most-wanted fugitive. He had been on the run since two and a half years following the murder of his brother. David Dick, the brother of Jonathan was murdered in February 2017 at Westfield Doncaster. He was arrested after a scuffle was reported at a car park in Melbourne’s CBD.

According to the police, ‘they were called to a  car park on the corner of Flinders Street and Hosier Lane shortly before 7.50am following reports two men had restrained a third man.’ “It’s believed an assault occurred and all three parties suffered injuries.”

The scene on Hosier Lane and a neighbouring car park has been taped off and detectives remain on scene. A knife and blood were seen on the ground.

Television footage shows a man wearing a hooded jumper sitting against a wall, his face covered in blood.

Police believed Dick was being sheltered – possibly in someone’s home or a hostel or boarding house – and getting by on cash-in-hand construction work.

Dick was also wanted for questioning over a hammer assault on a man at Keilor, five months after his brother’s death.

Last year a $100,000 reward was offered for Dick’s capture.

(With inputs from AAP)