Police charge man with break and enter offences at Port Macquarie

A man will face court following an investigation into an alleged armed robbery and break and enter on the Mid North Coast.

Yesterday, (Wednesday 21 September 2022), officers attached to the Mid North Coast Police District commenced an investigation into a break and enter at a garage in Church Street, Port Macquarie, where an e-bike was stolen.

Officers were also investigating an armed robbery at a service station about 3.20am yesterday, on the corner of Munster Street and Gordon Street, Port Macquarie. It is alleged an armed man threatened a male employee demanding cash.

About 10am yesterday detectives, along with the Dog Unit, attended and executed a search warrant at a unit in Hill Street, Port Macquarie. Officers located and seized an e-bike, clothing, a backpack and a quantity of drugs, which will be forensically examined.

About 2.10pm yesterday police arrested a 23-year-old man at Port Macquarie. He was charged with break, enter and steal, possess prohibited drug, and two counts of having goods in custody.

He was refused bail and will appear in Port Macquarie Local Court today (Thursday 22 September 2022).

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