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Teen Arrested After Pursuit in Allegedly Stolen Vehicle in Tarneit

Arrest on Wilandra Drive

15-Year-Old Driver Nabbed by Police After Dramatic Pursuit with Air Wing Assistance; Second Suspect Remains At Large

Westgate Highway Patrol has apprehended a teenager after a pursuit involving a reportedly stolen vehicle in Tarneit on Sunday, June 2nd.

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 At approximately 9:25 pm, police identified a silver Toyota Camry, suspected to be stolen, travelling south on Tarneit Road. With the assistance of the Air Wing, authorities followed the vehicle as it navigated through side streets.

The car eventually stopped on Lilyturf Drive, and the two occupants fled on foot. The driver, a 15-year-old boy from Hoppers Crossing, was found shortly afterward inside a property on Wilandra Drive.


He was arrested and is expected to face charges for handling stolen goods, reckless conduct, dangerous driving, and various traffic violations.

The other occupant of the vehicle is still at large, and investigations continue. Anyone with information is encouraged to contact Crime Stoppers at 1800 333 000 or visit www.crimestoppers.com.au.

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