Police have arrested several youths in relation to a robbery and armed robbery in Williams Landing last month.
Four teenagers were arrested on Saturday, May 4, after officers from the North West Metro Regional Crime Squad and detectives from the Wyndham Crime Investigation Unit executed four search warrants in Werribee and Truganina and two in Point Cook.
The warrants related to a robbery on April 20, just after 9pm, in Coleridge Circuit, Williams Landing. The 18-year-old victim had his credit card stolen and sustained minor injuries.
The second incident, an armed robbery, occurred the following day at a Williams Landing reserve about 10pm. The victim, a 17-year-old Truganina male, sustained minor injuries and had cash stolen.
As a result of the warrants, a 15-year-old Werribee boy was charged with obtaining property by deception and handling stolen goods. He was bailed to appear in court at a later date.
A 15-year-old Point Cook boy was released pending inquiries.
A 16-year-old Point Cook boy has had his bail revoked and was remanded.
A 15-year-old Truganina boy has been charged with armed robbery, robbery and false imprisonment and remanded to appear before a children’s court at a later date.
Anyone with information can contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.