A man has been arrested after a woman was attacked with an axe at a Melbourne shopping centre.
The man allegedly struck the woman multiple times on Monday morning at Fountain Gate.
Victoria Police say the woman suffered non life-threatening injuries.
DEVELOPING: Police arrest a man following an attack on a woman inside Fountain Gate Shopping Centre. The woman is in a stable condition. pic.twitter.com/471cLZ26NV— 7 News Melbourne (@7NewsMelbourne) March 27, 2017
Police believe the man and woman are known to one another.
A man identifying himself as Trevor told 3AW there was "a bit of pandemonium".