Teens charged after north-west evade

Four teenagers, including a Wyndham Vale boy, have been charged after evading police north-west of Melbourne on Monday morning.

It’s believed the offenders armed with machetes committed two home invasions and an attempted carjacking in Mickleham at about 6.30am on April 1. No one was injured.

A stolen black Path Finder was then followed through Wyndham Vale, Werribee and suburbs north-west of Melbourne, reaching speeds of up to 200 kilometres per hour, police said.

The offenders exited the vehicle outside a shopping centre in in Sunbury just before 10am and were arrested by Critical Incident Response Team officers with assistance from the Air Wing.

A 16-year-old Wyndham Vale boy, a 15-year-old Ivanhoe girl, a 15-year-old Windsor girl and a A 14-year-old Ivanhoe boy were all charged with motor vehicle theft and variety of other offences.

The Wyndham Vale boy and Ivanhoe girl have been bailed to appear in a children’s court at a later date.

Crime Stoppers: 1800 333 000 or www.crimestoppersvic.com.au