THREE people will face court after an armed robbery at BCU Credit Union in Urunga on Monday.
Just before 10am yesterday, two people, allegedly armed with a firearm and tyre lever, entered the credit union on Bowra Street, Urunga, and demanded cash.
They left the credit union with an amount of cash, leaving the scene in a Toyota Corolla wagon.
Just after 11.15am, police stopped a Toyota Corolla on the Pacific Highway at Macksville, arresting two men and a woman.
Police also seized an amount of cash.
Inquiries by police revealed possible links with two other robberies under investigation by Strike Force Mehi - a fast food outlet at Coffs Harbour South on Saturday, May 14 and a service station at Boambee on Monday, May 16.
The two men, aged 29 and 37, were each charged with three counts of robbery while armed with an offensive weapon, relating to the robberies at Urunga, Coffs Harbour South and Boambee, with the older man also charged with an outstanding warrant.
The 25-year-old woman was charged with one count of robbery while armed with an offensive weapon.
They were each refused bail to face Kempsey Local Court today.
Investigations by Strike Force Mehi are continuing and anyone who can assist detectives with information can call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.