Teen arrested over machete threat

April 19, 2024 6:47 am in by
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A Wyndham teenager has been arrested after allegedly threatening a security guard with a machete at a local shopping centre.

Police were called to Pacific Werribee late Wednesday afternoon to reports of a group of teenagers causing trouble inside the complex.

Officers then spoke to a group of a boys at a bus stop on Derrimut Road.

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They found a machete on a 16-year-old from Tarneit, arresting him to confirm his identity before releasing him.

He was fined $1000 for possessing a controlled weapon.


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