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Vic: Arrests over ramraids

17 Dec 2008 3:50 PM

MELBOURNE, Dec 17 AAP - Nine people have been arrested over a series of ramraids in Melbourne's northern suburbs over the past six weeks.

The latest attack was on a Tullamarine transport business on Wednesday morning in which over 60 mobile phones, worth $1000 each, were stolen.

Eight ramraids using prime mover trucks have been carried out in Broadmeadows, Moreland, Tullamarine and St Albans, a police spokeswoman said.

Four of the nine arrested were taken to Broadmeadows Magistrates Court on Wednesday afternoon, facing unknown charges.