A man made a citizen’s arrest in Sanctuary Lakes this morning,  following an alleged road rage incident.

Police were called to a shopping centre on Point Cook Road about 10.30am following reports of an assault.

Police said they believed a verbal dispute over a road incident escalated into a physical assault.

The victim, a 51-year-old Altona Meadows man, made a citizen’s arrest.

He was able to restrain the alleged offender until police arrived.

Afterwards, police interviewed a 51-year-old Point Cook man, who has since been released pending further inquiries.

Anyone who witnessed the incident or the events leading up to it is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.