Victoria Police’s Air Wing and Dog Squad have assisted with the arrest of two males following an aggravated burglary in Black Rock this morning.
It is alleged the 16-year-old and 18-year-old attended an address in Seaview Crescent around 1am and entered the property through a rear door.
The pair allegedly stole a handbag, a phone, cash, and a set of keys, along with a 2013 Mercedes-Benz B-Class sedan.
The Air Wing assisted officers on the ground in following the Mercedes-Benz through a number of suburbs, before the vehicle came to a stop in Ashburton, and the two males ran from the scene.
Police dog Zeus and his handler supported by cornering the males to a block of an apartments, where they were arrested around 2am.
The 18-year-old from Shepparton is assisting police with their enquiries.
The second male, a 16-year-old from Carrum Downs, was bitten on the leg by the police dog during his arrest and was taken to hospital under police guard with non-life-threatening injuries.
The victims’ vehicle and all their allegedly stolen property has been recovered.