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Ararat arrests

  • Ararat arrests

Police arrest and charge two men in relation to armed robberies

Police have arrested two men following a series of armed robberies in Ararat from earlier this year.

The first incident allegedly occurred on 21 October at a gaming venue on Hight Street, Ararat at about 12.35am.

A second incident occurred at the same location on 18 November at about 10.30pm.

A 31-year-old Melton West man has been charged in relation to both incidents.

A 41-year-old Sebastopol man has been charged in relation to the November incident and he's also facing charges from a armed robbery at a sporting club on Albert Street, Sebastopol on 29 October.

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No staff were physically injured during the robberies.

Both men have been remanded in custody to appear in court in February, 2019.