Fourth teen charged following alleged burglaries

Moonee Valley Crime Investigation Unit detectives have charged a fourth teenager following a series of alleged burglaries yesterday, Victoria Police say.

Police arrested the four youths after they were observed in an allegedly stolen car in Craigieburn about 4.15pm.

Investigators charged a 17-year-old Craigieburn boy with burglary and theft offences as well as theft of motor vehicle.

He has been remanded to appear at a children’s court a later date.

A 17-year-old Mickleham boy and a 15-year-old Reservoir boy have already been charged with several counts of attempted burglary, burglary, theft and theft of motor vehicle.

They will be also present at a children’s court at a later date.

A 19-year-old Craigieburn man has already been charged with a number of serious driving offences and bailed to appear at the Broadmeadows Magistrates’ Court on 12 April.

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