Cash, flash cars and brawls: Inside Melbourne's youth gangs

Cash, flash cars and brawls: Inside Melbourne's violent youth gangs - as they set up Instagram pages to brag about their criminal lifestyles Youth gangs thrive on the online adoration and notoriety from their petty crimes @melbournecrimes and @burncitycrims ask followers to send criminal content  Pages include brawls, illegal drug use, money, guns, knives and speeding cars Victoria Police are aware of the gangs and will monitor them during coronavirus  Coronavirus symptoms: what are they and should you see a doctor?

By Jackson Barron For Daily Mail Australia

Published: 00:39 BST, 1 April 2020 | Updated: 00:39 BST, 1 April 2020

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Teenage thugs in Melbourne are using social media to brag about their reckless 'gangster' lifestyles and committing crimes.   

Two Instagram pages titled @melbournecrimes and @burncitycrims ask their followers to send in criminal content to share online.

The pages are littered with gang brawls, illegal drug use, money, guns, knives and speeding cars, including one video where a thug steals a Mercedes Benz.

The ruffians pose in balaclavas to conceal their identity, often wearing designers brands such as Gucci to flaunt their wealth. 

Melbourne's youth gangs are using social media to brag about their reckless lifestyles and committing crimes, often posing with balaclavas and wearing designer clothes

Melbourne's youth gangs are using social media to brag about their reckless lifestyles and committing crimes, often posing with balaclavas and wearing designer clothes

Melbourne Crimes' description boasts about being 'Melbourne's

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