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Masked teens sought over Melbourne crime spree



A gang of masked teens is believed to have carried out a number of robberies around Melbourne, targeting bottle shops and supermarkets.

CCTV shows the group at work in a bottle shop in Caulfield South, zipping in and out in a couple of minutes.

A worker hit the panic button but the thieves still took off with $5000 worth of stolen goods.

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A second piece of CCTV shows what is believed to be the same crew entering an IGA in Preston.

They left with $15,000 worth of cigarettes, again entering and leaving within a couple minutes.

Police believe the gang is responsible for hitting 14 supermarkets and bottle shops across the city in the past week.

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It's believed the teens may have been out on bail at the time.

Business owners have called on the government to make changes to the state's bail laws.

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