Men charged over armed robberies in Monaro

Two men will appear in court tomorrow after armed robberies were committed overnight in the Monaro Police District, NSW Police say.

About 11.15pm on Tuesday 16 October 2018, two men entered a service station at Eaglehawk in NSW and threatened the attendant with a knife.

The men escaped with a quantity of cash, cigarettes and a cordless phone.

Shortly after 3am today (Wednesday 17 October 2018), two men entered a service station at Queanbeyan armed with a knife, and threatened the attendant.

The men fled with cash, cigarettes, a laptop computer and phones.

No one was physically injured during the robberies.

Officers from Monaro Police District were called to both incidents and commenced their inquiries.

About 5.15am today (Wednesday 17 October 2018) police arrested two men at a licenced club in Queanbeyan and seized a hire car.

Police will allege that officers searched and seized several items from the vehicle which will undergo further forensic analysis.

The two men, 24 and 26-years-old from the ACT, were conveyed to Queanbeyan Police Station.

They were later charged with robbery whilst armed in company (x 2) and refused bail to appear at Queanbeyan Local Court tomorrow (Thursday 18 October 2018).

Inquiries into the incidents continue.

Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact Crime Stoppers.

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