Five men have been charged in relation to a number of home
invasions and armed robberies across Sydney.
Police say two of the men allegedly broke into a man's home
at Haberfield, in Sydney's inner-west, at 5.30am yesterday.
The duo allegedly struck the man with a wooden bat before
stealing the keys to his car.
They then fled the scene with a group of males outside the
Officers later located the stolen car at a fast food
restaurant car park about 5km away at Hurlstone Park.
They arrested five men aged between 16 and 19 and later
charged them with a number of other offences, including armed
robbery and aggravated break, enter and steal.
It is alleged the five were involved in several other home
invasion and armed robbery incidents within the Sydney
All five were refused bail, with four to appear at Bidura
Children's Court on Friday, and the other to appear at
Central Local Court on Friday.