Melbourne teen arrests: Wild police chase ends in Glen Waverley with dog squad

Max Corstorphan
The Nightly
2 Min Read
A wild police chase has resulted in four teen arrests.
A wild police chase has resulted in four teen arrests. Credit: Ronnie Amini//AAP

Four boys, two aged 13-years-old, one 14-years-old and another 16-years-old, have been arrested after a wild police chase through Melbourne’s south-east in the early hours on Tuesday morning.

Police were alerted to a red Isuzu D-Max ute — allegedly involved in a number of burglaries and robberies on Monday — in Box Hill on Tuesday shortly after 12am.

It is understood that the ute attended a service station on Canterbury Road before the attendant notified police.

Sign up to The Nightly's newsletters.

Get the first look at the digital newspaper, curated daily stories and breaking headlines delivered to your inbox.

Email Us
By continuing you agree to our Terms and Privacy Policy.

Police quickly spotted the vehicle on Wellington Road and the Monash Freeway shortly after 12.30am.

The police air wing tracked the ute to Pakenham before it travelled inbound on the Monash Freeway where stop sticks were deployed on the freeway in Glen Iris just before 2am.

A second round of stop sticks were later deployed before the ute crashed into a tree at slow speed on Springvale Road in Glen Waverley.

Four males dumped the car and allegedly attempted to flee on foot however were arrested nearby about 2am.

A 13-year-old boy, 14-year-old Doveton boy and 15-year-old Springvale boy were arrested close to the vehicle.

A 13-year-old Noble Park boy found hiding nearby a short time later by a dog squad unit sustained a dog bite while allegedly attempting to resist being taken into custody. He was transported to hospital with minor injuries.

The boys are currently assisting police with their inquiries.

Anyone who witnessed the incident, has CCTV/dashcam footage or information is urged to contact Crime Stoppers.

Latest Edition

The front page of The Nightly for 23-05-2024

Latest Edition

Edition Edition 23 May 202423 May 2024

Australian Border Force burns 48 boats and captures more than 200 in illegal fishing vessel blitz.