Police lay charges after South-East pursuit

Dandenong police have charged six males following an alleged pursuit in Melbourne’s south east last night.

A 17-year-old Cranbourne boy was charged with theft, handle stolen goods, weapons and bail offences as well as possessing a drug of dependence.

A 17-year-old Narre Warren boy was charged with theft, handle stolen goods and possessing a drug of dependence.

A 17-year-old Narre Warren boy was charged with theft and handle stolen goods.

A 16-year-old Cranbourne boy was charged with theft and handle stolen goods.

A 15-year-old Cranbourne North boy was charged with theft, handle stolen goods and bail offences.

They were all remanded and will appear at a children’s court at a later date.

An 18-year-old Oakleigh South man has been charged with theft, handle stolen goods, bail and traffic offences.

He has been remanded in custody to the Melbourne Magistrates’ Court on 20 April.

The charges follow an alleged pursuit involving a black Mercedes CLA35 that was observed by police on Rata Street in Wheelers Hill about 11.30pm last night.

The vehicle was allegedly stolen from an address on St Georges Road, Elsternwick on Saturday morning.

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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