Police charge four after Box Hill aggravated carjacking

Police have charged four male teens following an aggravated carjacking in Box Hill early Wednesday morning.

Police allege a 40-year-old man was parked on Collins Street when four males appeared and opened the doors to his car about 2.40am.

The victim was allegedly threatened with a knife and dragged out of his car before the four offenders drove off in the victim’s White Suzuki Baleno.

Hours later, investigating police located the vehicle on Ford Street, Ivanhoe at about 10.30 AM, before the police Air Wing continued observations on the stolen Suzuki hatchback allegedly travelling at high speed.

The Air Wing followed the car throughout various northern and eastern suburbs, before the car stopped on Eel Race Road in Chelsea.

A 15-year-old Ivanhoe boy has been charged with aggravated carjacking, thefts, reckless conduct endangering life, driving in a manner dangerous and traffic offences.

A 15-year-old Balwyn North boy has been charged with aggravated carjacking and thefts.

A 16-year-old Richmond boy has been charged with aggravated carjacking and thefts.

A 14-year-old Doncaster boy has been charged with aggravated carjacking and thefts.

They have all been remanded in custody to appear at a childrens court at a later date.

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