ACT Policing has concluded its cordon and containment of potentially explosive material at Flynn.
Police and ACT Fire Brigade attended a fire in a plumbers van at George Simpson Oval, Flynn around 2.20am today.
Due to the volatility of material inside the van, as a precaution police evacuated a number of nearby homes and the Flynn Preschool was closed.
The Officer in Charge of Belconnen Police Station, Sergeant Tanya Swift, extended her apologies to those members of the public who were inconvenienced by this incident and thanked them for their cooperation.
Police are appealing for any witnesses who may have seen suspicious persons or activity around a white van in the vicinity of George Simpson Oval in Flynn late last night or in the early hours of this morning to contact Crime Stoppers.
ACT Policing is seeking witnesses to an unprovoked attack on a 20-year-old man in Civic early this morning (August 28).
About 2.40am, police conducting foot patrols on East Row, Civic observed three males attack the male victim while he was seated on the roadside curb. The alleged offenders are unknown to the victim.
Two of the alleged offenders attempted to flee police but were apprehended a short time later; the third is unidentified at this time.
The two male alleged offenders, aged 19 and 20 years of age, were bailed from the ACT Regional Watch house and will appear in the ACT Magistrates Court on assault-related charges on a date to be fixed.
Police are appealing for any persons who may have witnessed the incident in East Row, or who may know the identity of the third male to contact Crime Stoppers.