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Source: State of Victoria Police

Sunday, 16 February 2020 21:52

Three men were arrested after crashing a car outside the Collingwood police station following an alleged aggravated burglary in Greensborough yesterday.

It is alleged four men forced entry to a house on Manatung Circuit in Greensborough and threatened five people who were home about 7am.

They stole mobile phones, wallets and three vehicles from the property.

It is alleged the offenders then crashed two of the stolen vehicles in Gipps Street outside the Collingwood police station.

Police from the station chased three offenders and arrested them nearby.

Two 19-year-old men from Burnside Heights and North Melbourne and an 18-year-old St Albans man have all been charged with aggravated home invasion, assault, theft of motor car and weapon related offences.

They were all remanded to appear at the Melbourne Magistrates’ Court on Tuesday 18 February.

Police continue to search for a fourth male offender believed to be driving a white 2018 Holden Astra sedan, registration 1MB 6ZJ.

Anyone with information or knows of his whereabouts is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or submit a confidential report at www.crimestoppersvic.com.au

Leading Senior Constable Melissa Seach

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