Police seek information after Strathdale armed robbery

Detectives are appealing for information after an alleged armed robbery outside a family home in Strathdale overnight.

Officers were told the victim organised to sell his electric dirt bike via an online website, when a man in possession of a machete arrived outside the Figtree Lane home about 10.30pm.

It's believed the offender exited a dark coloured hatch while the driver waited inside the car.

He flaunted a machete before stealing the motorbike and taking off towards Harley Street.

Police patrolled the area but were unable to locate the offender.

The victim was not physically injured during the incident.

The male offender is described as being of Caucasian appearance, about 175cm tall and aged in his late teens to early 20's.

He was wearing a black puffer jacket, dark hoody top and grey track suit pants.

The stolen dirt bike is a grey coloured 'Surron' brand bike with orange handles.

It's believed it travelled from Strathdale towards Bendigo CDB between 10.30pm and 11pm.

The investigation remains ongoing and it's understood a number of people were in the area at the time of the incident and investigators are keen to speak to them.

Anyone who witnessed the incident or information is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or submit a confidential report online at www.crimestoppersvic.com.au.

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