Four arrested following Leopold aggravated burglary

Four people have been arrested following an aggravated burglary in Leopold early this morning, Victoria Police say.

The incident occurred at a residential property on the Bellarine Highway shortly before 2am.

Three people were home at the time of the incident, a 46-year-old man, a 46-year-old woman and an 18-year-old man.

A confrontation then ensued between the residents and three males who entered the property.

During this time it’s believed a firearm was discharged by one of the males.

The group then left the property in a vehicle.

Detectives from the Armed Crime Squad are investigating the incident.

A 19-year-old Eumemmerring man, a 19-year-old man of no fixed place of address, a 17-year-old Hampton East boy and a 17-year-old Newcomb boy were subsequently arrested by police in Melbourne’s south eastern suburbs.

All four will now be interviewed in relation to the incident.

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