It’s alleged the boy drove erratically through the CBD before he was tasered by police around 8am on Saturday.
He was taken to hospital before being charged with attempted murder and reckless conduct on Sunday, and is due to appear in a children’s court at a date to be set.
On Saturday, members of the public threw a bike under a car in a desperate attempt to stop it being driven dangerously through Melbourne streets this morning.
There was a heavy police presence at Melbourne’s Flinders St after the incident at 8am that ended when police tasered the allegedly knife-wielding driver from Knoxfield.
Dramatic footage captured by pedestrians showed the teenager in a black military-style suit on the road with a baton in his hand.
Officers stopped traffic and trams in all directions as they took him into custody.
Video of the incident showed the car being reversed at high speed along Swanston St.
Bystanders called police when they saw the boy, wearing a backpack and carrying a large implement, walking in circles at the intersection of Flinders and Swanston streets after getting out of the car.
The drama came on a day when the Victorian capital was packed with…Read More