ACT Policing is investigating the discovery of two unconscious men at the University of Canberra this morning (Thursday April 11).
Around 11am, ACT Ambulance Service was called to the student accommodation building. The men, aged 28 and 26, were transported to Calvary Hospital, in a critical condition.
ACT Policing has secured the area, with AFP Forensics members [...]
ACT Policing is calling for public assistance following the assault of a woman near the Charnwood playing fields on Monday (April evening.
About 7.20pm, a 26-year-old woman was driving her silver Ford Falcon station wagon along the access road of the Charnwood Playing Fields towards Lhotsky Street.
The woman, from Macgregor, stopped the car near the [...]
ACT Policing has arrested and charged a teenager after executing two search warrants which resulted in stolen property being recovered.
On Monday (April officers from Criminal Investigations executed a search warrant at a house in Campbell.
Around 2.15pm yesterday, police executed a further search warrant at a unit in Reid that resulted in more stolen property [...]
ACT Policing is seeking witnesses to an aggravated robbery which occurred at the weekend.
Around 4pm on Saturday (April 6) a woman was approached at the rear of the Ngunnawal Shops by two men as she was attempting to enter her vehicle.
One of the offenders demanded cash from the victim after he exposed an object in [...]
ACT Policing is investigating a stabbing at Belconnen Bus Interchange this evening (Sunday 7 March).
At about 5pm, a 38-year-old man from Kaleen was stabbed several times in the back by another man on platform two.
The man was treated at the scene by ACT Ambulance and transported to the Canberra Hospital where he is receiving treatment [...]
ACT Policing is investigating several cases of damage to vehicles in the Dunlop, Macgregor, Forde and Bonner areas over the last month.
On Saturday (6 April) alone, up to 11 vehicles were damaged in the suburbs of Forde and Bonner with affected vehicles having their windscreens or windows smashed with house bricks which were left at [...]
ACT Policing has arrested a 27-year-old Narrabundah man after he stole a vehicle last night (Thursday, April 4).
Around 8pm a woman and her two children were in the car at Braddon Seven Eleven petrol station when the alleged offender approached them, demanding they exit the vehicle.
The family complied with the alleged offender, who drove away. [...]
ACT Policing is calling for witnesses following extensive property damage involving a retail house in Greenway last night (Wednesday, April 3).
Around 7pm last night police attended Four Seasons House in Greenway where there was extensive flooding which caused damage to the inside of the building, also impacting on the buildings electrical supply.
Police spoke with business [...]
ACT Policing is renewing its call for assistance in locating missing man David Aboui who was last seen in July on London Circuit on July 10 last year.
Mr Aboui, who may also be known as ‘Gabrielle Malak’, is described as African in appearance, approximately 175cm (5’9”) tall with a slim build. He has brown eyes [...]
ACT Policing is seeking the public’s assistance to locate a missing 76-year-old man from Ainslie.
The man, John, was last seen by family members around 12.45pm today when he left to go for a walk. John suffers from Dementia, is from Western Australia and unfamiliar with the area.
He was wearing beige pants, a striped green and [...]
ACT Policing will be targeting speeding motorists during the month of April as part of its multi-agency road safety strategy.
At different periods during the year, the strategy targets specific issues and behaviours which contribute to death and serious injuries on Canberra’s roads, with speeding among those concerns.
Police issued a total of 593 Traffic Infringement Notices [...]
ACT Policing caught 53 drivers during March for not wearing a seatbelt after a targeted operation involving Traffic Operations and General Duties patrols.
Traffic Operations, Superintendent Kylie Flower said that seatbelts saved lives, and that drivers also carried the full responsibility for their passengers wearing seatbelts.
“Seatbelts are a proven safety feature and there’s no excuse for [...]
ACT Policing is calling for witnesses to a fire within a unit complex in Phillip at the weekend.
Sometime between 6pm Friday, March 29 and 5am Saturday, March 30 offenders have slashed the tyres of the resident’s car, set the unit on fire and stole two bicycles.
Police attended the location and saw the front door had [...]
Police will address the media after a man escaped from Goulburn Correctional Centre this morning.
Christopher Gibbs, 30, was last seen at the minimum security correctional centre on Maud Street at 8.35am, however at a 9.30am muster he could not be sighted.
He had been serving a total 7 year 8 month sentence for armed robbery [...]
ACT Policing is seeking witnesses after an assault in Erindale early this morning (1 April) resulted in a man being hospitalised.
Around 1am police were called to the car park behind the Erindale McDonald’s after reports of a fight involving around 15 people.
Upon attending the scene police found an unconscious 23 year-old male victim who had [...]
ACT Policing is seeking witnesses following a ram raid at the Kingston Hotel during the early hours of this morning (1 April).
About 12:05am a vehicle was driven into the Bottle Shop drive through, reversing into the large roller door three times causing the door to be removed from its rails.
The offender then entered the [...]
ACT Policing has arrested a 34-year-old Chisholm man following a 60 second pursuit in Conder early this morning (Friday, 29 March).
Around 12.20am, police were conducting random breath testing (RBT) on Tharwa Drive in Conder, when a green Hyundai Excel approached the area, turned its lights off and pulled over to the side of the road. [...]
ACT Policing has arrested a 34-year-old Dickson man after he entered a commercial premises on Cowlishaw Street, Greenway brandishing a running chainsaw.
Around 3.40pm this afternoon (March 28), police attended Flax House after receiving numerous Triple Zero (000) reports that a man entered the premise armed with a running chainsaw and caused extensive damage.
Due to [...]
A tip-off to ACT Policing has led to the recovery this afternoon (Monday, March 25) of the dinosaur statue which was removed from the National Dinosaur Museum in Gold Creek late last week.
Acting on information received, General Duties officers attended a residential address in Page where the 1.6-metre fibreglass Utahraptor was located in the rear [...]
ACT Policing has arrested a 25-year-old Rivett woman following a pursuit last night (Sunday, March 24).
Around 7.20pm Woden police were on patrol in Rivett when they attempted a traffic stop on a Mitsubishi Lancer on Hindmarsh Drive.
The vehicle failed to stop and a pursuit was initiated continuing through Weston, towards the rural areas of Cotter [...]
A 26-year-old Gungahlin man has been arrested by police this afternoon for the hit-run in Evatt on Friday night (March 22).
Around 10 pm a 26-year-old man was dropped off by a taxi near the intersection of William Webb Drive and Callaghan Street.
After dropping off the man the taxi driver drove up William Webb Drive, performed [...]
ACT Policing is appealing for witnesses to the theft of a dinosaur statue from Gold Creek, Nicholls, on Thursday night (March 21).
Sometime between 5.30pm on Thursday (March 21) and 9am on Friday (March 22) the fibreglass dinosaur statue from the front of the National Dinosaur Museum, Gold Creek Road, was stolen.
The missing statue is of [...]
ACT Policing is investigating the death of a young girl at a local swimming pool this morning (Saturday, March 23).
About 12.20pm today, police were called to Calvary Hospital after the young girl had died.
It was reported to police that around 11.20am, ACT Ambulance Service attended the Canberra International Sports and Aquatics Centre (CISAC), and transported [...]
ACT Policing has released a facefit of the offender involved in a possible abduction attempt in Banks on Monday morning (March 18).
About 7.30am, an eight-year-old girl was walking along Forsythe Street, Banks towards a bus stop on Pockett Avenue when she saw a white van stopped on the opposite side of the road.
The male driver [...]
ACT Policing is seeking witnesses to identify the alleged offender of the aggravated robbery at the Hot Lantern Chinese Restaurant in Jamison in the evening of Sunday, March 3.
Around 8.35pm, a man armed with a knife and wearing a motorbike helmet entered the restaurant threatening three employees before stealing a handbag containing a small [...]
The results of the post mortem examination conducted on a 42-year-old woman found deceased in her Kambah house on Monday (March 18) has revealed the cause of death is not suspicious.
Police were called to the Kambah house by ACT Ambulance around 9.15am on Monday.
Investigations to determine the cause of her death were undertaken by detectives [...]
ACT Policing is searching for a 69 year-old man who went missing from The Canberra Hospital today (Thursday, 21 march).
Around 11.50am, the man known as ‘Mijo’ or ‘Michael’ was being assessed by hospital staff when he walked out of the hospital.
Mijo is described as 178cm (5’10”) tall, and weighs about 90kg. [...]
A 20-year-old Braddon man will face ACT Magistrates Court after fleeing from police early this morning (Thursday, March 21).
Around 12:10am police observed a white Nissan Tiida travelling at high speed on Belconnen Way, Belconnen.
Police activated their emergency lights and siren but the driver failed to stop, accelerating away onto Kingsford Smith Drive.
Police lost sight of [...]
ACT Policing is seeking witnesses to an aggravated robbery that occurred in Dickson yesterday (Monday, 18 March).
Around 9.45pm a 33-year-old man was walking home from the Dickson Shops to his address in Hackett when he observed three young men who were allegedly harassing a person ahead of him on the path.
Moments later the 33-year-old man [...]
ACT Policing is seeking assistance from the public in locating a white van that may have been involved in a possible attempted abduction early yesterday (Monday, March 18).
About 7.30am, an eight-year-old girl was walking along Forsythe Street, Banks towards a bus stop on Pockett Avenue when she saw a white van stopped on the opposite [...]
ACT Policing is investigating the circumstances around the death of a 42-year-old woman at a house in Kambah.
Police were called to the scene by ACT Ambulance around 9.15am today (Monday, 18 March).
Police are treating the death as suspicious.
Investigations to determine the cause of her death are underway by detectives from Criminal Investigations and AFP Forensic [...]
ACT Policing is seeking witnesses to an attempted robbery in Dickson on Saturday night (March 16).
About 11.30pm a 43-year-old Dickson woman was walking passed the BWS liquor store towards Woolworths supermarket on Dickson Place when a man took hold of her handbag, attempting to snatch it from her.
The woman held on to her handbag until [...]