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It started with an egging: 10 arrests over Halloween crime spree

Macquarie National News

Ten people have been arrested as part of the investigation into a 10-hour Halloween crime spree in Melbourne’s south-east.

The spree started with an egging in Hampton Park and escalated quickly.

The alleged offenders — aged between 14 and 22 — bashed three men, stormed a Cheltenham McDonalds and mugged a woman at Caulfield North.

They then threatened a woman with a machete and stole her car in Patterson Lakes.

Police yesterday raided 11 properties across Melbourne’s south-east, including Narre Warren, Narre Warren South, Cranbourne North, Hampton Park and Elwood.

Four of the 10 people arrested have been charged aged between.

The rest, including a 14-year-old, were released pending summons.

Macquarie National News
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