Teens arrested following thefts in Castlemaine and Bendigo

Central Goldfields Crime Investigation Unit detectives arrested four teenagers following a series of alleged vehicle thefts and break-ins across Castlemaine and Bendigo earlier this month


It is alleged the group stole eight unlocked vehicles between 1 October to 11 October.

They also allegedly broke into at least 17 unlocked cars, stealing cash and property from inside the vehicles.

A 16-year-old Jackass Flat boy, a 15-year-old Long Gully boy, a 15-year-old California Gully and a 14-year-old Long Gully boy were all interviewed and cautioned.

Police are continuing to encourage residents to ensure their vehicles are locked without any valuables stored inside.

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