Police arrest six teens after pursuit in Melbourne’s south-east

Dandenong police have arrested six males following an alleged pursuit in Melbourne south east this morning.

Investigators have been told an allegedly stolen black Mercedes CLA35 was observed by police on Rata Street in Wheelers Hill about 11.30pm.

Three offenders, two aged 17 from Narre Warren and one aged 16 from Cranbourne East, ran from the vehicle when police attempted to intercept the car, but the trio were arrested without incident.

A fourth male, aged 18 from Oakleigh South, was arrested nearby.

A 15-year-old Cranbourne North male, fled on foot and was arrested in the back yard of a nearby property on Miriam Close.

A sixth offender, aged 17, was located near the intersection of Whalley Drive and Rata Street.

It is alleged the vehicle was stolen from an address in St Georges Road, Elsternwick in the early hours of Saturday morning.

All six remain in custody and the investigation is ongoing.

Anyone with information is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or submit a confidential crime report at www.crimestoppersvic.com.au

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