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Alleged late-night crime spree sweeps city

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Three teens arrested over alleged crime spree in Melbourne’s CBD. Picture: Supplied

Three teenagers have been arrested after a string of incidents across Melbourne’s CBD overnight.

Police were alerted to multiple alleged robberies in the vicinity of Federation Square about 8pm Tuesday.

Shortly after, a group of teens were allegedly involved in a fight that broke out in nearby Birrarung Marr.

The group was later seen boarding a tram before police stopped it at the intersection of Exhibition and Flinders Streets.

About 15 children were stopped at the scene and were spoken to by police.

Three teenagers were arrested and are currently assisting investigators with their inquiries.

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