Wyndham police are investigating after receiving reports of an assault in Manor Lakes.
It is understood four to five male youths approached a second group of four youths in a shopping centre on Manor Lakes Boulevard at approximately 4pm.
Following a verbal confrontation, the first group of youths produced a metal pole and chased the second group through a car park and into a paddock along Ballan Road.
Witnesses have told police a silver hatchback struck one victim before fleeing the scene along Ballan Road.
The car and both parties had left the scene prior to police arriving and investigations are ongoing.
Anyone who witnessed the incident or has information are urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or lodge a confidential report at www.crimestoppersvic.com.au.