Transit CIU armed robbery arrests

Detectives from the Transit Crime Investigation Unit have arrested three male teenagers following a series of armed robberies in Melbourne’s west last week.


Police allege three teens were involved in multiple armed robberies in the Sunshine, Sunshine West, and Maribyrnong areas between 3 and 8 August.

On each occasion, it is alleged the victims were assaulted and robbed.

Two 16-year-old Sunshine West teens and a 15-year-old Maidstone boy were arrested and charged with multiple counts of armed robbery, recklessly cause serious injury, and other assault-related offences.

All have been remanded in custody to appear at a children’s court at a later date.