Teen driver on the run after long-distance chase, two girls arrested

teen driver on the run, 2 girls arrested

2 girls were arrested and two individuals are still on run after a high-speed chase including a high-end vehicle on a hectic highway north of Melbourne.

The motorist, thought to be a 15-year-old young boy, was observed driving up to 120km/h through Victorian towns, narrowly missing pedestrians and nearly hitting a semi-trailer.

He is among two individuals known to authorities still on the run on Friday night.

Police initially identified the vehicle, which seems to be a BMW, driving recklessly in Thomastown around 2pm before it headed to Whittlesea.

The driver picked up fuel in Kilmore, putting $30 worth of gas in the automobile and running away without paying.

The two female passengers were arrested after running from the car outside an Aldi supermarket located in Kilmore.

Kilmore Cops verified the teens have been taken into custody at Mill Park police station.

The car, thought to be still carrying 2 males called Michael and John, continued through Lancefield and Heathcote prior to heading to Bendigo.

One witness saw cops flying by with their sirens [on] as the vehicle sped through Heathcote.

The pursuit was called off soon after due to safety concerns.

Seven News aerial video footage showed the vehicle swerving throughout double lines and zigzagging around other automobiles.

A Victoria Police spokeswoman verified police were monitoring a vehicle found driving unpredictably near Heathcote on Friday afternoon.

A witness in Kilmore, who provided her name as Julia, stated she pulled into the Aldi carpark with her two children quickly prior to four police automobiles blocked the entryway just before 4pm.

Thousands of individuals viewed live video footage of the vehicle speeding through Victoria on Channel 7 and Channel 9 on Facebook feeds previously on Friday afternoon.

The two girls, of 14 and 17 and both from Thomastown, are helping authorities with their questions.

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