A Victorian man who allegedly poured petrol throughout a car with three children inside has been charged.
Police say a small grey Mazda sedan pulled into a parking bay at Moe in the Gippsland region on Saturday afternoon.
It's alleged the man poured the petrol from a jerry can throughout the vehicle before getting out and starting to pour the fuel on its roof.
The female driver of the car then drove off.
The 22-year-old Newborough man was charged on Sunday with six offences including recklessly cause serious injury and common law assault.
He is due to face Latrobe Valley Magistrates' Court on Monday.
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