Altona North Embona Taskforce detectives have charged two teenagers following an alleged carjacking and assault in Tarneit on Tuesday night.
A 17-year-old Sunbury boy and 19-year-old Werribee man were arrested in an allegedly stolen vehicle on Sayers Road in Laverton North about 6.20pm yesterday.
The 19-year-old was charged with aggravated carjacking, theft of motor vehicle, intentionally cause injury, robbery and commit indictable offence while on bail.
He will appear in Melbourne Magistrates’ Court today for a remand hearing.
The 17-year-old was charged with aggravated carjacking, theft of motor vehicle, intentionally cause injury and robbery.
He was remanded to reappear in a children’s court at a later date.
The arrest relates to the alleged theft of a car and assault of a 54-year-old Truganina man on Thames Boulevard about 8.25pm.
He was taken to hospital with non-life threatening injuries and has since been released.
Anyone witnesses to the carjacking or who saw the white Toyota Corolla following the incident is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.