Second man charged following home invasion near Lake Illawarra, NSW

A second man has been charged following investigations into an alleged armed home invasion in Koonawarra, near Lake Illawarra, last month, NSW Police say.

About 12.40am on Monday 6 June 2016, two men – one allegedly armed with a shortened firearm – forced entry to a home on Wyndarra Way.

The men allegedly threatened the occupants, before fleeing with property from the home.

Police will allege children were home at the time of the incident; however, the children were not threatened and no one was injured.

On Thursday 9 June 2016, a 23-year-old man was charged after police executed a search warrant at a home nearby.

He appeared at Wollongong Local Court on Friday 10 June 2016.

About 4.10am this morning today, police attempted to stop a vehicle at Oak Flats.

The driver of the car, a 24-year-old man, allegedly did not stop and was arrested on Pioneer Drive following a foot pursuit.

He was taken to Oak Flats Police Station and was charged with special aggravated break enter and commit serious indictable offence; police will allege the charge relates to the incident on 6 June.

He was refused bail and is due to appear at Wollongong Local Court today.

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