27/03/2017 11:57 AM AEDT | Updated 27/03/2017 1:59 PM AEDT

Man Arrested Over Axe Attack On Woman At Shopping Centre

She suffered non life-threatening injuries.

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The woman was struck multiple times, police say.

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.

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".