Police arrest two after pursuit across Melbourne

Police have arrested two men after they allegedly failed to stop and rode at high speeds from Little River to Hampton this afternoon.

Police first spotted the two motorbikes riding at high rates of speed in Princes Freeway, little River about 3.15pm.

Police attempted to intercept the two motorbikes, pursuing them to port Melbourne where one of the offenders was arrested on Todd Road.

The Police Air Wing then followed the second motorbike which continued to ride at up to alleged speeds of up to 200km/h.

The motorbike was followed to an address in Hampton where the motorbike rode into a garage on Bluff Road.

A short time later police arrived at the address and arrested the second man.

Both motorcycles were impounded for 30 days at a cost of $1242

A 18-year-old Hampton man was released and is expected to be charged on summons with dangerous driving whilst being pursued, conduct endangering life, unlicensed driving and other traffic offences.

Another 18-year-old Hampton man has been charged with 10 offences, including dangerous driving whilst being pursued, conduct endangering life, unlicensed driving and other traffic offences.

He has been bailed to appear at the Moorabbin Magistrates’ Court on 22 October.

Anyone who witnessed the incident or with dashcam footage 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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