Police arrest seven teens after stolen car followed in Hallam

Southern Metro Crime Team detectives have arrested seven teenagers after an allegedly stolen Mercedes was spotted in Hallam early yesterday morning.

Officers first observed the car on Belgrave-Hallam Road about 2am on Sunday, 15 May.

Members kept sight of the vehicle and called the Air Wing in to assist.

The Air Wing attended and followed the Mercedes to an address in Shetland Street, Endeavour Hills.

A number of units were called to the area including local vans, detectives and the Dog Squad.

Police arrested six youths yesterday and a recovered two allegedly stolen vehicles.

A 15-year-old boy from Cranbourne East has been charged with theft of motor vehicle, handle stolen goods, commit indictable offence while on bail and going equipped to steal.

A 15-year-old boy from Frankston has been charged with theft of motor vehicle, commit indictable offence while on bail and theft.

A 15-year-old boy from Hallam has been charged with attempted aggravated burglary, commit indictable offence while on bail and theft of motor vehicle.

A 13-year-old boy from Hallam has been charged with theft of motor vehicle and commit indictable offence while on bail.

Another 13-year-old boy from Hallam was charged with attempted aggravated burglary, theft of motor vehicle and possess property suspected to be the proceeds of crime.

A 15-year-old boy from Doveton was released on summons for theft of motor vehicle.

A seventh teen, a 17-year-old boy from Dandenong, was arrested this morning and remains in custody, assisting investigators with their enquiries.

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