Police charge six after Deer Park incident

Homicide Squad detectives have charged six youths in relation to a fatal affray in Deer Park yesterday.

Emergency services were called to an incident on Neale Road shortly after 4pm on Tuesday, 16 June.

A 15-year-old Deer Park boy had been stabbed during the incident and died at the scene.

Six males were arrested a short time later and have subsequently been interviewed by police.

They include the following:

• Two 14-year-old St Albans boys;

• A 15-year-old Deer Park boy;

• A 16-year-old St Albans boy;

• A 15-year-old St Albans boy; and

• A 13-year-old Hoppers Crossing boy.

All six have been charged with violent disorder and affray, and will appear at a children’s court shortly.

The investigation into the incident remains ongoing and police are appealing for anyone who witnessed the incident or has CCTV or dash-cam footage to come forward.

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

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