Taser gang: Teenager mugged, shocked by young thieves
A young Melton man has told Neil Mitchell how a gang of young thieves chased him down before stunning him with a taser gun last night.
Police are investigating claims David*, aged 19, was mugged by six youths, some in school uniforms.
Police are concerned this could be a trend.
– Neil Mitchell
They took his wallet and phone.
He was also shocked with a taser to his ribs. The shock was felt through a one-inch jacket.
The photo above shows his injuries.
“It was pretty terrifying,” he told Neil Mitchell.
Click PLAY to hear him tell the full story
His mother posted a warning on a Melton community Facebook page last night.
“Please be careful on the streets tonight,” she wrote.
“Police have been notified and have been brilliant, I just want to make sure people are aware.”
Today she told Neil Mitchell she later confronted the suspects in a food court.
Their images were captured on CCTV and handed to police.
*3AW has confirmed the victim’s identity, but have not used it