Police arrest five after Dandenong bus stabbing

Transit Crime Investigation Unit detectives have arrested five male youths following a stabbing on a bus in Dandenong this morning.

It’s alleged a brawl broke-out between two groups of youths, both armed with weapons, at a park on Foster Street about 5.30am.

Two 17-year-old boys were chased by a group of males to a nearby bus parked outside the Dandenong Railway Station where they were allegedly stabbed.

The male victims were conveyed to hospital with serious injuries.

Police allege the offenders took off in a stolen Mazda sedan which later broke down on the Eastlink.

Officers quickly attended and arrested five teens onboard:

• A 15-year-old Tarneit boy

• Two 15-year-old Wyndham Vale boys

• A 16-year-old Tarneit boy

• A 17-year-old Werribee boy

All remain in custody assisting detectives with enquiries.

Anyone who witnessed the assault or with information is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or file a confidential report online at www.crimestoppersvic.com.au

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