Trio charged after Werribee robbery

Three teens have been charged following an alleged robbery in Werribee last night.

The teens were arrested after they were seen travelling in an allegedly stolen red Mazda CX5 on Crawley Rise just after 9.30pm.

Police will allege they ran from the vehicle after they dumped it near the Werribee River on Riverview Drive.

A 15-year-old Wyndham Vale boy has been charged with armed robbery, theft, theft of motor vehicle, commit indictable offence whilst on bail.

A 16-year-old Werribee girl has been charged with theft of motor vehicle and commit indictable offence whilst on bail.

They have both been remanded and will appear at a children’s court today.

A 16-year-old Hoppers Crossing girl has been charged with armed robbery, theft and theft of motor vehicle.

She was bailed to appear at a children’s court at a later date.

The charges relate to an alleged robbery that occurred at a bottle shop on Rosella Avenue, Werribee just after 5pm yesterday as well as an alleged aggravated burglary that occurred in Truganina on 26 April.

A fourth person remains outstanding and the investigation is 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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