ACT Policing has charged two young females, one aged 16 and the other 17, following an aggravated robbery in Woden overnight.
Police will allege about 5.40pm yesterday (Sunday, September 19), two teenage females were at the Woden Bus Interchange when they were approached by the two female youths. They forcibly grabbed the handbag from one of the victims, and fled the scene towards Woden Plaza.
The two victims attended Woden Police Station shortly after the incident, and reported the robbery to police. Photographic evidence on one of the victim’s camera and CCTV footage from the bus interchange assisted police in identifying the offenders.
Police located and apprehended the two young females. They will both face the ACT Children’s Court this morning charged with aggravated robbery.
An 18-year-old unaccompanied learner driver from Page was apprehended nine times over the limit in Scullin early Sunday morning.
Around 1.10am yesterday (Sunday September 19) police were conducting mobile patrol on Southern Cross drive in Scullin when they observed a vehicle driving without its headlights on.
Police stopped the vehicle and performed a roadside screening test on the male driver. Police found the male passenger did not hold a licence.
The driver returned a positive result and was conveyed to Belconnen Police Station where he returned a breathalyser reading of 0.185 grams of alcohol per 100 millilitres of blood. As the driver holds a learner’s permit he is subject to Blood Alcohol Content (BAC) of 0.02 which makes his reading over nine times the legal limit.
He has been summonsed to appear in the ACT Magistrates Court at a later date and will be charged with high-range drink driving and being an unaccompanied learner.