Wyndham Community Safety Team (CST), responded to a report of suspicious activity in St Lawrence Close Werribee, of two people that appeared to be casing residences.
On Police arrival they observed the two persons of interest in a vehicle bearing stolen plates. On seeing the police, they fled.
A coordinated approach by other CST crews and Highway Patrol, cornered the suspect vehicle in Leakes Road near Palmers Road in Truganina where Tyre Deflation Devices ( AKA Spike Strips) were deployed, bringing the suspect vehicle to a flat stop.
The two occupants of the vehicle were arrested without incident.
It was further discovered the actual vehicle was also stolen.
- a 58 year old West Footscray man, and
- a 52 year old Sunshine man,
were processed at Werribee Police Station for Vehicle Theft & Theft offences.
The incident occurred at 5.58pm: Sunday 1st September 2019.
Source: Wyndham Eyewatch