DETECTIVES from Victoria Police’s Armed Crime Squad have charged a man following an alleged aggravated burglary at a Cyprus Avenue, Merbein, property on May 25.

A 24-year-old Irymple man was arrested in Mildura just after 2.45pm yesterday (Thursday, May 31) by members of the Special Operations Group.

He was subsequently interviewed and charged with aggravated burglary with a firearm and firearms offences. The man faced Mildura Magistrates’ Court this morning (Friday, June 1) and was remanded in custody to appear again on October 2.