A FRANKSTON teenager was one of five young people charged after an alleged crime spree across the south-eastern suburbs of Melbourne last week.
Between 14 and 16 August, a spate of thefts and robberies allegedly occurred across Pakenham, Cranbourne North, Beaconsfield, Carrum Downs, Springvale, Sandown, Balwyn, Box Hill North and Warrandyte South.
On 16 August, police arrested four teenagers in Mooroolbark and one in Dandenong.
Police charged an 18-year old Pakenham man with ten offences. They included theft, theft of motor vehicle, attempted theft of motor vehicle, attempted aggravated burglary, evade police, and criminal damage. He was remanded to appear at Dandenong Magistrates’ Court on 6 September.
A 19-year-old woman from Narre Warren was charged with theft of motor vehicle, theft, and evade police – with an appearance at Dandenong Magistrates Court expected at a a later date. An 18-year old Narre Warren man was also charged with theft of motor vehicle and theft. He was bailed, and will appear at Dandenong Magistrates’ Court on 27 October.
A 15-year-old Noble Park boy was charged with seven offences including theft of motor vehicle, robbery, and theft. A 13-year-old Frankston boy was charged with theft of motor vehicle, robbery, unlawful assault, and two counts of commit indictable offence on bail. They were both remanded, and will appear at a children’s court at a later date.