A man has been allegedly threatened with a machete after four teenagers smashed the window of a vehicle parked in the driveway of a Melbourne home.
Police arrested the teens following the vehicle damage at the Orange Grove property in Bayswater about 9.15pm yesterday.
The owner of the property, a 52-year-old man, confronted the group before one of the teens allegedly threatened him with the machete.
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The man retreated inside his home and called triple zero, while all four boys fled the scene.
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“Police, along with the assistance of the Canine Unit arrested the boys in the vicinity of Sasses Avenue a short time later,” a Victoria Police statement said.
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Police allege at least five vehicles were damaged by the group as they walked along Bona Vista Road and Terama Crescent between 9.15 and 9.30pm.
All four teens, including a 16-year-old from Boronia, two 15-year-olds and a 17-year-old from Bayswater, are expected to be charged with criminal damage and weapons offences.
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