The Round-up

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School holiday robberies

Police arrested four people – two men and two women – at Lilydale Railway Station on 30 September over armed robbery.

They allege the group conducted two separate armed robberies on the 29 and 30 September.

They said the first incident occurred on Hutchinson Street, Lilydale and the second incident occurred the following day on Main Street, Lilydale just before the alleged offenders were arrested.

The group will appear at the Ringwood Children’s Court on 6 November.

Police also arrested three people for armed robbery on 2 October.

They allege the group approached a person on Hutchinson Street, Lilydale and demanded their clothing before going through the person’s belongings.

Police said the offenders assaulted two police officers as they were arrested the same day at the Lilydale Marketplace.

The group will be on bail until they appear at the Ringwood Children’s Court on 13 November.

Uber driver assault

Police arrested a 25-year-old Croydon man after an assault and robbery of an Uber driver.

They allege the man assaulted the driver on 12 October at the back of Caltex on Warburton Highway, Seville and took his wallet.

The man was arrested on 13 October and remanded in custody.

Cash stolen from Butchers

Thieves stole cash from the Little Creek Cattle Butchers Shop in Coldstream between 6pm on 11 October and 5.30am on 12 October.

Police said they broke in through the back window of the shop.

Call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 with any information.

Jewellery theft

Thieves stole about $4000 worth of jewellery from a house in Upwey on 10 October.

Police said they ransacked the house between 1.45pm and 6pm.

Call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 with any information.

Firearms and power tools

A large number of power tools and eight firearms were stolen from a garage on Channel Road in Mount Evelyn.

Police said the incident occurred between 11pm on 6 October and 6pm on 13 October.

They said the thieves got into the garage by hitting an emergency button causing the door to open.

Call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 with any information.

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