Police Wrap – 28 May 2010

By 28 May, 2010 8

1. School fire in Florey:

ACT Policing is seeking witnesses to a suspicious fire at St Francis Xavier College in Florey early this morning (Friday 28 May).

About 3.35am, police were called to the premises following reports from the ACT Fire Brigade of numerous fires on the college grounds. ACT Fire Brigade attended and extinguished the fires prior to police arrival.

The fires were located in wheelie bins, a rubbish hopper and at two rear external doors. The cost of the damage is yet to be determined.

Police are viewing CCTV footage to identify any possible offenders. Police are urging anyone who may have witnessed the incident, or saw any suspicious activity in the Florey area to contact Crime Stoppers.

2. Till-opener no match for easy identification:

ACT Policing has arrested a 15-year-old male over the robbery at the IGA supermarket in Lyons on Wednesday 26 May.

The male was identified by CCTV imagery and local Police apprehended the youth last night (Thursday 27 May) in Tuggeranong.

The youth entered the supermarket on Wednesday 26 May about 7.10pm and threatened a female staff member with a knife, demanding cash. The employee opened the till and the male youth has reached over and grabbed notes from the till.

The young person will face the ACT Children’s Court today (Friday 28 May) charged with breach of bail, escape from arrest, possess prohibited substance and aggravated robbery.

Anyone who has not yet spoken to police and has further information which may assist the investigation is urged to contact Crime Stoppers.

If you can help police contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or via the website at www.act.crimestoppers.com.au.

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8 Responses to Police Wrap – 28 May 2010
#1
MrMagoo12:39 pm, 28 May 10

The young person will face the ACT Children’s Court today (Friday 28 May) charged with breach of bail, escape from arrest, possess prohibited substance and aggravated robbery.

And nothing will happen to him,he’ll get another slap on the wrist and told to be a good boy.

#2
Jungle Jim1:37 pm, 28 May 10

He’s 15 and he’s already breaching bail and committing armed robbery??? Man, I don’t recall kids being even close to this bad when I was 15 – and I’d like to think I knew most of the horrible sorts around the Weston Creek area in the early to mid 90′s.

Plenty of minor crimes being committed by kids this age around then, but nothing quite this serious.

If I ever got caught doing anything, it was the wrath of my father, rather than that of any police or court, that I feared most. I’d like to think that’s what this kid is lacking – strong parenting and a healthy fear of repercuassion.

#3
krats8:09 am, 29 May 10

Breaching Bail at 15…WTF has the world come to?(or is it TOO)

#4
Pommy bastard10:14 am, 29 May 10

Obviously daddy didn’t hug him enough…

#5
Hells_Bells7411:10 am, 29 May 10

krats – too just basically means as well/also. In this case ‘to’ is correct because you are questioning the point of where it ends not agreeing or adding on.

I don’t know that answer though, it’s pretty bad out there.

#6
Hells_Bells7411:18 am, 29 May 10

Oops I guess ‘too’ could also mean something else when applied to say ‘too many puppies’ (great song). Which I don’t even know how to explain. Anyone?

Or I could just stop going off topic. Sorry..

#7
Tooks2:13 pm, 29 May 10

krats said :

Breaching Bail at 15…WTF has the world come to?(or is it TOO)

He’s one of many breaching bail at that age (or about that age).

#8
georgesgenitals1:01 pm, 30 May 10

Pommy bastard said :

Obviously daddy didn’t hug him enough…

Or too much…

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