Mooroolbark armed robbery

Police arrest six youths in Mooroolbark.

By Mikayla van Loon

Six youths have been arrested after an armed robbery in Mooroolbark on Tuesday 11 May.

Investigators from the Pandilla Taskforce detectives have been told the youths approached a 16 year old victim on Esther Crescent around 2.45pm.

They have then allegedly produced a knife and made demands of the victim before stabbing him in the leg.

The victim has been taken to hospital with severe leg injuries.

A number of police vehicles and a helicopter on Bellara Road were seen around the time of the incident.

The youths fled the scene but were later located by police only a short distance away.

Anyone who witnessed the incident or with information is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or make a report at

More to come.