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Man charged after home invasion - Dapto

Thursday, 29 June 2017 10:33:06 AM

Police have charged an 18-year-old man after a home invasion in the Lake Illawarra region.

About 1.30pm yesterday (Wednesday 28 June 2017), police were called to Guligal Street, Dapto, after a man allegedly forced entry to a home and threatened a 19-year-old man with a knife.

Police were told he took a number of items before riding off on a dirt bike.

A short time later, police attended a home in Compton Street, Dapto, and arrested an 18-year-old man who was taken to Lake Illawarra Police Station.

He was charged with aggravated break and enter and committing a serious indictable offence, drive while disqualified, drive unregistered vehicle, and drive uninsured vehicle.

He was refused bail to appear at Wollongong Local Court today (Thursday 29 June 2017).

It is believed the two men are known to each other.