Police brief: units combine to arrest teens in Hallam

Six teens were arrested in Hallam on Wednesday 11 May. 253041_07

Six teenagers were arrested in Hallam in an allegedly stolen car on Wednesday 11 May, with police laying charges against four.

Police first sighted the allegedly stolen Jeep Cherokee at an oval on Frawley Road around 9.20am.

The teens then attempted to flee the area before police deployed stop sticks on Frawley Road.

The driver of the Jeep appears to have lost control before the vehicle, hit a parked police car and tree and came to rest on the footpath, before he teens fled the stolen car, police say.

The teens were arrested not far from where they left the vehicle, in a team effort by Southern Metro Crime Team detectives, canine units, local police and the Air Wing.

A 15-year-old Hallam boy has been charged with theft of motor vehicle, dangerous driving whilst being pursued by police, drive in manner dangerous, drive at speed dangerous, unlicenced driving and commit indictable offence while on bail.

He has been remanded to appear at a children’s court at a later date.

A 16-year-old Narre Warren girl and a 14-year-old Hallam boy have been charged with theft of motor vehicle.

A 15-year-old Cranbourne South girl has been charged with theft of motor vehicle and commit indictable offence whilst on bail.

They have all been bailed to appear at a children’s court at a later date.

A 14-year-old Springvale boy and a 16-year Bayswater girl were released pending summons.