Police have arrested seven people as part of the Homicide Squad investigation into an incident in Reservoir last weekend where a teen was fatally assaulted.
Detectives from the Homicide Squad, alongside other units from Crime Command and police from North West Metro region, executed warrants early this morning.
The following people have been arrested in relation to the death:
• A 17-year-old Taylors Hill boy;
• A 17-year-old Tarneit boy;
• A 15-year-old Hoppers Crossing boy;
• A 16-year-old Yarraville boy;
• A 13-year-old Meadow Heights boy;
• A 14-year-old Meadow Heights boy and
• A 17-year-old Clifton Hill girl.
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The seven teens will all be interviewed by police today.
A 15-year-old Werribee boy and a 19-year-old South Melbourne man were both arrested in relation to unrelated matters.
The arrests follow an incident on Sunday, 13 March in Reservoir where 16-year-old Declan Cutler was fatally assaulted and stabbed.
Emergency services were called to Elizabeth Street just before 2.30am after reports someone had been assaulted.
Declan was treated by paramedics and police, however he died at the scene.
The investigation into the incident remains ongoing and police are appealing for anyone who witnessed the incident or has other information and is yet to speak to police to come forward.