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 [...]
A 29-year-old Lyons woman is assisting police with enquiries in relation to the robbery of an elderly woman at the Commonwealth Bank ATM at Woden yesterday (March 15).
Around 11.35am yesterday, the elderly woman had just withdrawn money from the ATM when her purse was snatched by a woman. The offender immediately fled the area. The [...]
During the week we were excited by the news of a drink driver putting his car into the Belconnen Coles Express petrol station.
Now ACT Policing have released the rather exciting video.
The staff waving their arms in the air around 0:28 is a particular highlight.
Police investigating fatal on Cotter Road
ACT Policing is investigating a single vehicle motor cycle collision that occurred this morning (Saturday March 16).
About 2.30 am police were notified of the collision where a man riding has lost control of the motorcycle approaching a bend.
A woman pillion has come off the motor cycle and collided with [...]
ACT Policing is seeking witnesses after a woman snatched the purse of a 79-year-old woman at the Westfield Woden Commonwealth Bank ATM today (Friday 15 March).
Around 11.35am, the elderly woman had just withdrawn money from the ATM when her purse was snatched by a woman. The offender immediately fled the area with the victim [...]
ACT Policing is seeking witnesses after a man attempted to rob a 15-year-old girl in Lyons last night (Thursday, 14 March).
About 8pm the girl was walking in the grassed area between Melrose Drive and Marrawah Street, when she was approached by the man who demanded her bag.
When she refused, the man punched her in the [...]
ACT Policing is searching for a 50 year-old man who went for a walk this morning (March 14) and has not returned.
The man, known as Graham Hunt, left his home at Rowallan Place Duffy this morning around 11.15am and headed west along Hindmarsh Drive towards Eucumbene Drive.
Graham has a solid build, is 5’11” tall (180cm) [...]
A 38-year-old Belconnen man was more than three times over the legal limit when his vehicle collided with a service station last night (Wednesday March 13).
Around 10pm the disqualified driver failed to control the black Nissan Z51 Murano when entering the Belconnen Shell service station. The vehicle struck a petrol bowser before crashing into the [...]
An elderly man has died following a two vehicle collision in Bruce earlier this morning (Wednesday, March 13).
Around 10.10am a blue Toyota Corolla Seca was travelling eastbound on Belconnen Way when it collided with a green Mitsubishi Lancer.
The elderly woman who was driving the blue Toyota Corolla Seca was taken to The Canberra Hospital suffering [...]
ACT Policing has arrested a 23-year-old Charnwood man after he fled from police earlier this morning (Wednesday, 13 March).
Around 4.00am police observed the Toyota Hilux in Curtin, driving erratically. The vehicle was confirmed as being reported stolen.
The officers activated their car’s emergency lights in an attempt to stop the vehicle, but it accelerated away. The [...]
A probationary licensed driver who was detected driving at 169km/h in a 100km/h speed zone on the Monaro Highway, was one of 66 Traffic Infringement Notices (TINs) issued for speeding over the Centenary Day long weekend by ACT Policing.
The Gordon man, checked at 69km/h over the posted speed limit was issued with an $1811 fine [...]
ACT Policing is seeking to identify a member of the public, who assisted the victim of an alleged assault on Friday (March afternoon,
The victim was assaulted in a blocked off car park on Kambah Pool Road, he suffered facial injuries and had several items stolen during the assault.
After the incident, the victim was spotted [...]
ACT Policing is seeking witnesses to an alleged aggravated robbery in Pearce on Friday afternoon (March 8).
About 5.30pm two boys were walking along a laneway between Pethebridge Street and Marr Street Pearce, when a man stepped into their path holding a knife and demanded the pair hand over their belongings.
After they complied with his demands [...]
ACT Policing is again reaching out to the Canberra community for information regarding the murder of Kathryn Gorsvenor 11 years ago today.
Detective Senior Constable Sarah Casey still holds the hope that the half-million dollar reward posted in September 2012 may provide a powerful incentive for potential witnesses to come forward.
“In March last year a witness [...]
A 49-year-old Charnwood woman was caught nearly six times over the legal limit by ACT Policing yesterday (Thursday, March 7).
Around 3:45pm, police were called to a two-vehicle collision at the intersection of Kingsford Smith and Drake Brockman Drive, Higgins.
A green Toyota Camry entering a roundabout collided with a street sign pushing it over and into [...]
ACT Policing will have a highly visible presence throughout the Centenary Day celebrations to ensure a trouble-free long weekend.
Superintendent Brett Kidner said ACT Policing will be working closely with event organisers and security throughout the long weekend to ensure everyone has a good time.
“One of our priorities is to ensure that families attending Centenary Day [...]
ACT Policing is seeking witnesses to an assault which occurred outside the Hostage Bar in Dickson on Saturday, February 2.
Around 11.30pm an altercation occurred between two groups of people at the Hostage Bar, Challis Street, resulting in a 32-year-old man being assaulted.
As a result of the assault the man suffered a broken nose, eye socket [...]
Former Canberra Raiders captain Alan Tongue has joined ACT Policing and Kidsafe in urging Canberrans to click clack front and back.
ACT Policing will be focusing on seatbelts for the month of March as part of its ongoing traffic enforcement campaign.
Every year in Australia more than 20 per cent of all the road fatalities involve a [...]
ACT Policing caught more than 593 drivers speeding on Canberra roads during the month of February as part of its multi-agency road safety strategy.
Police issued a total of 593 Traffic Infringement Notices (TINs) for speeding and 198 cautions.
Some 311 drivers were caught travelling more than 15km/h but less than 30km/h over the speed limit. A [...]
ACT Policing is seeking witnesses to an aggravated robbery at the Hot Lantern Chinese Restaurant in Jamieson last night (Sunday, March 3).
Around 8.35pm, a man armed with a knife and wearing a full faced light coloured motorbike helmet entered the restaurant threatening three employees before stealing a handbag containing a small sum of cash [...]
ACT Policing has arrested and charged a woman after she assaulted a man at a party in Harrison this morning (March 3).
Around 4:15am, police responded to a report that a man had been assaulted and his ear lobe bitten off by a woman.
Officers spoke to the 32-year-old victim who sustained facial and ear injuries as [...]
ACT Policing has charged a 26-year-old man after he assaulted two people in Narrabundah yesterday afternoon.
Around 5:45pm, police attended Gowrie Court, McIntyre Street after receiving reports that a person had been assaulted.
Police attended the location and found two people, a 38-year-old man and 30-year-old woman, both from Narrabundah with assault-related injuries. Both were conveyed to [...]
ACT Policing is seeking witnesses after an assault in Kingston last night resulted in a man being conveyed to hospital.
Around 9:15pm, police were called to a restaurant in Kingston after a report that a man had been ‘bottled’.
Police located the 34-year-old victim at the intersection of Giles and Jardine Street, and he informed police that [...]
As a result of information received from the public, ACT Policing has arrested and charged a man in relation to the robbery of a 75-year-old man on Saturday morning (February 23).
About 9.40am, the elderly man was followed from the Commonwealth Bank, where he had made a withdrawal, to the ground level Myer car park of [...]
ACT Policing has released the image of the offender from the robbery of a 75-year-old man on Saturday morning (February 23).
About 9.40am, the elderly man was followed from the Commonwealth Bank, where he had made a withdrawal, to the ground level Myer car park of Westfield Belconnen.
The offender threw the man to the ground [...]
ACT Policing is investigating two separate indecent assaults which occurred in Latham yesterday afternoon (Monday, February 25).
Around 8.20pm a woman was walking her two dogs along a bike path adjacent to Denny Street and Solomon Crescent, Latham. She walked about 50 metres past this location when she was indecently assaulted by a male. The woman’s [...]
ACT Policing has expressed outrage over a driver who was caught drink driving last night (Monday, February 25).
Around 9.50pm, police received reports of a vehicle driving erratically on Hindmarsh Drive, Phillip. When police arrived the vehicle was parked on the verge of Corinna Street, Phillip and the male driver was behaving aggressively towards members of [...]
ACT Policing arrested a 22-year-old man after a robbery in Dickson last night (Sunday, 24 February).
About 9.45pm the alleged offender approached the counter of the Coles Express Service Station, Dickson requesting cash.
He became aggressive towards the attendant who subsequently called police.
Police will allege that the offender took an item before leaving the service station.
Around 11pm [...]