Four charged following Newport ram raid

Monday, 19 June 2017 16:56

Brimbank Embona Taskforce detectives have charged four men following an alleged ram raid at a grocery store in Newport this morning.

It is alleged goods including cigarettes and alcohol was stolen after four men attended a Challis Street store just after 3am.

Four men were subsequently arrested in St Albans and have now all been charged with burglary, theft, theft of motor vehicle and possess prohibited weapons.

The men, an 18-year-old Altona North man, a 20-year-old St Albans man, a 19-year-old Altona man and a 21-year-old Hoppers Crossing man have been remanded to appear in the Melbourne Magistrates’ Court on Wednesday.

Thomas O’Byrne

Media Officer