Police have charged a man following an armed robbery in Sydney’s south.
After 1am on Friday 16 December 2016, a man entered a home on Lombard Street, Glebe, allegedly taking a set of car keys and red Volkswagen GTI from the location.
It will be alleged a man then entered a business on the Princess Highway, Tempe, about 4am today (Monday 19 December 2016), armed with a hammer.
The man allegedly threatened a staff member and stole cash, before leaving in the red Volkswagen GTI.
The staff member was uninjured.
Officers were contacted and a short pursuit of the vehicle was initiated.
A 30-year-old man was arrested and taken to Newtown Police Station where he was charged with robbery armed with offensive weapon, take and drive conveyance without consent of owner, police pursuit – not stop – drive recklessly and drive motor vehicle during disqualification period.
The man was refused bail to appear at Newtown Local Court today (Monday 19 December 2016).