A police car was rammed and amanadmitted to hospital suffering from dog bite woundsas police interrupted an alleged burglary in Kyneton on Monday morning.
Detectives from the Macedon Ranges and Moreland crime investigation units charged three men following theencounterat a business in Mair Streeton Monday morning.
Senior constable Alistair Parsons said police attended the address at about 2.40am in response to reports of a break-in.
“Upon arrival police observed six men in balaclavas outside the business,” he said.
“Four men were able to flee the scene in a waiting vehicle while the other two attempted to flee on foot.
“A police vehicle was rammed as it attempted to intercept the vehicle as it fled the scene.No one was injured as a result.”
Senior constableParsons said one of the men who fled on foot was arrested with the assistance of the police dog squad and the other man who fled on foot was arrested at a nearby service station.
A third man was later arrested in Hadfield after the vehicle was seen by patrolling police.
The two men who were arrested in Kyneton, a 20-year-old and a 23-year-old, both from Broadmeadows, have been charged with theft and burglary.
The pair have beenbailed to appear at court at a later date.
The 18-year-old Truganina man arrested in Hadfield was charged with burglary and theft and remanded to appear at court on August1.
A fourth man was also arrested in the Hadfield area with the assistance of the police dog squad.
He was transported to hospital after being bitten by a police dog during the arrest and will be interviewed by police at a later date.
Investigators believe there may be two other persons who may be able to assist with their inquiries.
Anyone with information is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or make a confidential report at 梧桐夜网crimestoppersvic南京夜网419论坛
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