Transit Crime Investigation Unit detectives have charged five male teens following an alleged stabbing on a bus in Dandenong yesterday morning.
Detectives have charged all five with recklessly cause serious injury, intentionally cause serious injury, affray, theft of motor vehicle and commit indictable offence whilst on bail.
Those charged include:
• 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 were remanded overnight to appear before a children’s court today.
The charges follow a brawl between two groups of youths, both allegedly armed with weapons, at a park on Foster Street about 5.30am yesterday.
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.
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