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Source: State of Victoria Police

Monday, 6 April 2020 23:32

Four teenagers were arrested in St Albans following an alleged armed robbery and pursuit in Shepparton overnight.

It is alleged unknown offenders armed with a firearm and sword robbed two men and stole their Nissan X-Trail at a boat ramp on Tom Collins Drive in Shepparton about 10.25pm.

Police were called to the scene and saw the stolen vehicle speed away in Welsford Street from Tom Collins Drive travelling at 100km/h when a pursuit was initiated.

The vehicle continued along Balaclava Road and evaded police.

The vehicle was later observed speeding along the Western Ring Road and followed to Corowa Avenue in St Albans.

Local officers, including the Dog Squad, Air Wing and Critical Incident Response Team officers cornered the offenders in Bond Avenue, St Albans where the offenders were arrested just after midnight.

A 16-year-old Shepparton girl, 16-year-old St Albans boy, a 17-year-old Brookfield boy and an 18-year-old Sunbury boy are all currently in custody.

Leading Senior Constable Melissa Seach

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