Teenager arrested in Melton West


Police are investigating after an altercation at a shopping centre in Melton West yesterday led to the arrest of a teenager.

Officers were called to High Street at 4pm yesterday following reports of a fight between school age children near the Woodgrove Shopping Centre.

It is alleged that a 15-year-old girl was assaulted and sustained minor injuries, but was not admitted to hospital for treatment.

A 17-year-old girl was subsequently arrested at the scene.

She was handed a caution for affray, which refers to incidents where physical altercations break out in public places.

Anyone who witnessed the incident or has information is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or submit a confidential report online at www.crimestoppersvic.com.au