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15-Yr-Old Charged With Attempted Murder Over Alleged Melbourne CBD Incident

The teen faces several serious charges.

30/09/2017 10:01 AM AEST | Updated 01/10/2017 1:01 PM AEDT
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The teen was charged with multiple offences.

A teenage boy has been charged with a raft of offences including attempted murder after allegedly driving erratically through central Melbourne on Saturday.

The 15-year-old was tasered and arrested by police in Melbourne's CBD, near Federation Square, about 8am Saturday after the wild driving was reported to authorities.

He was allegedly armed with a knife at the time on the incident, with his vehicle only brought to halt when a bystander threw a bicycle underneath it, according to media reports.

It has been reported that at the time the boy was dressed in black army disposal style uniform and a helmet which covered his face.

After being detained, the teen was taken to hospital for a mental health assessment.

On Sunday, police said that the boy, from Knoxfield, was charged with two counts of attempted murder, six counts of reckless conduct endangering life, and assaulting and resisting a police officer.

He was remanded in custody and will front a children's court at a later date.

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