Three teenagers have been charged over a series of armed robberies at Melbourne service stations.
Two Thomastown service stations were allegedly robbed early on Wednesday, with one attendant assaulted and another forced to hide in a back room. A third shop was robbed at Laverton North on Monday.
Two boys, aged 16 and 17, have been charged with offences including armed robbery, theft and motor vehicle theft.
Another 16-year-old is charged with false imprisonment and assault, and all three are set to face an out-of-sessions court hearing.
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