Trio arrested after pursuit in Pakenham

Police have arrested three males following an alleged pursuit in Pakenham this morning.

Investigators arrested the trio, all aged 17, after they observed an allegedly stolen white Jaguar travelling on Henry Road, Pakenham about 1.45am.

A pursuit was initiated after the vehicle’s driver failed to pull over when police attempted to intercept them.

The vehicle was monitored by the police airwing before the vehicle came to stop in Officer South Road, Officer.

A police vehicle was allegedly rammed during the incident and that police car sustained moderate damage which resulted in it being towed from the scene.

It is alleged the Jaguar was stolen from an address in Marriott Boulevard, Lyndhurst sometime between 10pm on Wednesday evening and 4.40am yesterday.

The offenders allegedly entered the garage at the property before jemmying open an internal door to the home.

Once inside the home, keys to the Jaguar were stolen and the offender fled in the vehicle.

The victim’s, who were home at the time, were not disturbed and did not realise the vehicle was gone until they woke.

It is alleged the Jaguar was later sighted at an attempted aggravated burglary in Glen Moidart Drive, Berwick and as well as an aggravated burglary in Pink Hill Boulevard, Officer yesterday morning.

All three teens, two from Pakenham and one from Narre Warren, remain in custody and the investigation remains ongoing.

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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