Teens arrested over police incident

January 19, 2024 9:25 am in by

Two Wyndham teenagers have been arrested after allegedly avoiding police.

Officers noticed a Jeep Cherokee on Hogans Road, Hoppers Crossing on Thursday morning but say the driver quickly took off.

The police chopper was brought in, detective the vehicle stop in Tarneit before a passenger got out and ran off.

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Stop sticks were used on the vehicle on the Tullamarine Freeway.

A 17-year-old boy from Tarneit, who police allege was the driver, was arrested at the scene along with his 14-year-old passenger, also from Tarneit.

Police are investigating whether the Jeep has links to other offences in the area.

Anyone with information is being urged to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.