A man will face court of alleged armed robberies in the Lake Macquarie area this month.
On the afternoon of Monday 12 January 2015, a man armed with a knife entered a residence on Fennell Crescent and confronted a woman, demanding cash.
He fled the scene, allegedly taking a cash tin and a mobile phone.
Just before 9pm on Wednesday 14 January 2015, a man armed with a knife entered a residence on Turnbull Street and fled a short time later, allegedly taking a number of cash tins.
Officers attached to Lake Macquarie Local Area Command were notified of the incidents and commenced investigations.
Following inquiries, on Thursday 15 January 2015, a 26-year-old man was arrested by police at Bonnells Bay and taken to Lake Macquarie Police Station.
The man has been charged with two counts of robbery armed with offensive weapon.
He has been issued a Court Attendance Notice, to appear at Newcastle Local Court on 1 April 2015.