Police investigate eastern suburbs armed robberies

Police are investigating a series of armed robberies in Melbourne’s east this morning believed to be committed by the same three offenders.

It’s believed the trio committed six armed robberies on convenience stores and fast food restaurants between 4.15am and 4.45am.

Investigators have been told two men, wearing balaclavas, produced a handgun and an edged weapon, before stealing cash and cigarettes.

It’s believed a third offender waited in a vehicle, possibly a silver SUV, while the armed robberies were taking place.

The six-armed robberies were 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 and no arrests have been made.

Eastern Region Crime Team detectives are investigating and appeal to anyone with information to come forward.

Anyone with information or who has dashcam footage is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or make a report online at www.crimestoppersvic.com.auExternal Link.

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