Bendigo man arrested after alleged armed robbery

A MAN will front court on Monday after allegedly going on an armed robbery spree in Bendigo last night.

Police allege the man threatened the attendant of the Williamson Street 24 Hour General Store with a sharpened stick at 12.30am early yesterday morning before fleeing the shop empty handed.

It is then alleged he stole a phone and a TV from a store at the Market Place.

Police arrested the man outside the Market Place just after 1am.

Bendigo Police Sergeant Ilan Livingston said the man was in police custody and would appear in court on Monday.

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