Police Make Arrests After Extended Follow In Point Cook

Police have arrested eight people in two stolen cars after an extended follow ending in Point Cook and Laverton North this afternoon.

It is alleged the stolen Subaru and Kia vehicles were being driven erratically while travelling through the Wyndham and Melton areas on Monday 17 June.

Officers, with assistance from Air Wing, deployed stop sticks on Heaths Road, Hoppers Crossing immobilising the Subaru Impreza sedan about 12.15pm.

The Subaru continued onto Forsyth Road, Tarneit before it lost control shortly later.

Four males exited the car and allegedly attempted to flee from police.

Three males were arrested on The Strand and one male was arrested in the backyard of a Central Park Avenue property about 12.20pm.

Air Wing then tracked the second car, a Kia Sorrento SUV, travelling on Fitzgerald Road, Laverton North just after 1pm.

Police smashed a window on the Kia before arresting all four occupants at the scene.

Two civilian vehicles were impacted during the arrest however there were no reported injuries.

It is believed the Kia was stolen from a property on Tarton Street, Tarneit, this morning and the Subaru was stolen from a property on Steele Street, Newport, on the 13th of June.

The Subaru was allegedly involved in a theft on Derrimut Road, Hoppers Crossing and an aggravated burglary on Derrimut Road, Tarneit on the 14th of June.

The eight males, ranging in ages from 15-17 years old, are currently assisting police with their enquiries.

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