Police arrest four after Doncaster affray

Manningham Crime Investigation Unit detectives have arrested four people in relation to an incident that occurred in Doncaster on Wednesday 28 October.

Police attended a hotel carpark near Doncaster and Williamsons Road at about 5.40pm on Wednesday following reports of a group of males fighting.

Upon arrival, the offenders had left the scene and a 15-year-old boy was taken to hospital with a serious head injury.

Police today arrested four 15-year-old males from Mount Waverley, Forest Hill, Lower Templestowe and Kew East in connection to the incident.

All four males were charged with offences including affray, intentionally causing serious injury, recklessly causing serious injury, intentionally causing injury, recklessly causing injury, assault in company and assault by kicking.

The 15-year-old Mount Waverley male has been remanded in custody until 18 November, while the other three males will face a Children’s Court at a later date.

The investigation into this incident remains ongoing, with any witnesses who may have further information are urged to come forward, as well as anyone who may have mobile phone or dash cam footage from the area.

Detective Senior Sergeant, Rohan Courtis from the Manningham Investigation Unit said there is no place for violence in our society and everyone has the right to feel safe in their community.

“Manningham police are committed to ensuring that this behaviour does not continue, and those who commit serious and violent crimes will be held accountable.”

“We have worked swiftly to arrest these four young males; however our investigation remains ongoing and we are keen to hear from anyone who witnessed the incident.”

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or submit a confidential report at www.crimestoppersvic.com.au. In an emergency the community are reminded to always call Triple Zero (000).

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