Police charge man after armed robberies across eastern suburbs

A man has been charged following a series of armed robberies across the eastern suburbs last month.

Eastern Region Crime Team detectives arrested a man during the execution of two search warrants at homes in Patterson Lakes and Templestowe Lower yesterday.

It’s alleged the man committed six armed robberies on convenience stores and fast-food restaurants along with two others on 13 October between 4.15am and 4.45am.

The six-armed robberies were allegedly committed in:

Blackburn Road, Glen Waverley

Canterbury Road, Forest Hill

Middleborough Road, Box Hill

Canterbury Road, Box Hill South

Williams Road, Blackburn

Canterbury Road, Blackburn South

No one was injured during the incidents.

The police investigation is ongoing.

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