ACT Policing is calling for help from the public to identify two men who are believed to be responsible for an alleged assault against a taxi driver in the early hours of Sunday morning (20 February).
About 12.15am, police were called to an address in Forde after a fare dispute.
The alleged victim had driven a fare [...]
ACT Policing has questioned and released a man after an incident at the Civic Bus Interchange yesterday when a man was reported to be using a mobile phone camera to take photographs up women’s skirts.
Around 6.50pm yesterday, police attended the interchange where an ACTION bus driver had identified a male performing this indecent act.
Police spoke [...]
ACT Policing is calling for witnesses to a home invasion in Kambah earlier this morning (Wednesday, February 20).
Between 1.25 am and 1.55 am, two men have entered the residence of a 73-year-old man. The men have assaulted the elderly man in his bedroom before making a number of demands for money.
The men left shortly after [...]
ACT Policing is calling for witnesses to an incident where a shot was fired into a unit in Griffith early this morning (Wednesday, February 20).
Around 2am an unknown person has fired a round from a firearm through the window of a unit at Stuart Flats.
The round went through the window and into the wall on [...]
ACT Policing is calling for witnesses to a fire within a unit complex in Belconnen last night (Monday, February 18).
Police attended the Howie Court location about 10pm and observed the unit to be engulfed by flames.
ACT Fire and Rescue were in attendance and extinguished the blaze.
A number of adjoining units were affected by smoke with [...]
ACT Policing has charged two juvenile males following an aggravated burglary in Chisholm on Friday (February 15).
Police attended a residence in Chisholm in response to reports of an aggravated burglary. They found damage to the property including holes in the interior plaster walls, graffiti, and paint poured and thrown on floors and walls throughout the [...]
ACT Policing is seeking witnesses to an assault in Richardson yesterday (Saturday, February 16).
Around 11.50am, a 29-year-old man was walking on a footpath adjacent Clift Crescent, Richardson (near the Richardson IGA) when he was assaulted by a man who claimed to have a knife.
The alleged offender left on foot with a packet of cigarettes [...]
ACT Policing apprehended four drink-drivers and a disqualified driver during Random Breath Testing operations on Canberra’s streets last night (Friday, February 15).
Between 6.15pm and 8.30pm, 285 motorists underwent roadside screening tests on Gungahlin Drive, Bruce. A 21-year-old P-Plate driver returned a Blood Alcohol Concentration (BAC) level of 0.197, along with a 48-year-old Banks man (BAC [...]
ACT Policing has arrested a 21-year-old Duffy man following a pursuit early this morning (Saturday, February 16).
Around 2:20am police observed a vehicle that was travelling at high speed along Dixon Drive, Duffy, turning left onto Warragamba Avenue, Duffy.
Police activated the emergency lights and siren, but the red Mitsubishi Magna sedan failed to stop and a [...]
ACT Policing is seeking witnesses to a collision in Hume which occurred on Saturday (February 9).
About 1.30pm a white Mitsubishi Triton utility towing a horse float was traveling south on the Monaro Highway, near Sheppard Street. Around this time the utility collided with the rear of a ‘Windscreens O’Brien’ Toyota HiAce van, causing it to [...]
A 35-year-old Harrison man is assisting police with enquires in relation to the hit-run collision which occurred in Braddon at the weekend.
Police were called to Henty Street, Braddon around 5.30am on Sunday morning after it was reported that a white traytop utility had struck two pedestrians walking on the roadway, and then had driven away.
ACT Policing is calling for witnesses to an act of indecency in Braddon yesterday (Tuesday, February 12) morning.
About 10.30am police received a report of a man exposing himself to members of the public on Elouera Street.
The man was seen seated on a park bench, exposing himself to nearby workers and making lewd gestures.
Police located the [...]
ACT Policing is seeking witnesses to a home invasion that occurred in Gordon this morning (Monday, February 11), in which offenders forced their way into a couple’s house, tied them up and threatened them.
Police were called to the Knoke Avenue home about 9.30am when the daughter of the couple arrived home and found her parents [...]
ACT Policing is investigating an incident Saturday night, (February 9) in which a 24-year-old Gordon man was injured after falling from a car in Rivett.
Police attended a Rivett address around 9.10pm as a man was about to be conveyed to The Canberra Hospital. The injured man told police he had fallen from the rear passenger [...]
As part of its multi-agency road safety strategy, ACT Policing actively targeted drink and drug-affected drivers between November and January.Police removed 343 drink-drivers from Canberra roads, as well as 10 drivers detected under the influence of illicit drugs.
During the same period last year, 383 drivers were apprehended for drink-driving and six drivers were found to [...]
ACT Policing is seeking witnesses to a hit-run incident in Braddon earlier this morning in which a pedestrian suffered serious injuries.
Police were called to the incident location in Henty St, Braddon around 5.30am after it was reported that a white traytop had struck two pedestrians walking on the roadway, and then driven away.
The pedestrians, both [...]
ACT Policing will summons a 20-year-old Florey man on drink-driving charges after an incident this morning in which a vehicle collided with a retail premises in Belconnen.
Police were called to the Nettlefold St address around 7.30am today (Saturday, February 9) when it was reported that a white Toyota Camry had failed to negotiate a corner [...]
ACT Policing arrested a 90-year-old Turner man who allegedly assaulted a security guard outside a bar on Northbourne Avenue in the early hours of this morning (Saturday, February 9).
Around 1.10am today, the man became involved in an altercation with bar security staff and allegedly punched the guard.
City Beats police on foot patrol in the immediate [...]
ACT Policing is seeking to confirm the identity of the driver who fled in his vehicle into bushland off Uriarra Rd, near Stromlo early this morning, became stuck, then abandoned his car and his female passenger.
Around 12.53am today (Saturday, February 9), police observed a maroon Toyota LandCruiser 4WD wagon disobey a red light in Phillip.
ACT Policing has arrested a 38-year-old Amaroo man over an act of indecency committed against a 12-year-old boy.
The man was arrested by members of ACT Policing’s Sexual Assault and Child Abuse Team (SACAT) last night, conveyed to the City Watch House and charged.
It will be alleged by police that the act of indecency against a [...]
ACT Policing is seeking witnesses to the theft of a vehicle and tools, stolen from a residence in Stretton Crescent, Latham on Wednesday evening (February 6).
A Holden Rodeo utility with carpentry tools in the back of the vehicle worth around $40,000 was stolen from the front driveway of the residence.
The Holden Rodeo utility has [...]
ACT Policing is investigating the robbery of a pizza delivery driver in Wanniassa last night (Thursday, 7 February).
About 9.30pm a pizza delivery driver was in his car in Byrne Street, Wanniassa when a man appeared in front of him holding a 30cm knife to his stomach demanding money.
The pizza delivery man handed over a small [...]
ACT Policing has praised the good behaviour of people who attended the one day international between Australia and the West Indies at Manuka Oval last night (Wednesday, February 6).
Operation Commander for the event, Station Sergeant Matthew Corbitt said the crowd was generally well behaved with sixteen people being ejected for being intoxicated or behaving in [...]
A 21-year-old Palmerston man will face the ACT Magistrates Court after being caught performing burnouts in Mitchell last month.
On Monday January 21, police received a complaint of a red Holden Commodore performing burnouts in the Gungahlin area.
Later that day, police viewed footage of a vehicle matching the description performing a burnout in Baillieu Court, Mitchell.
ACT Policing’s Collision Investigation and Reconstruction Team are investigating a collision between a recumbent cyclist and a van earlier this morning (Wednesday, February 5).
Around 7.30am, the recumbent cyclist was struck by a van at the intersection of Anzac Parade and Blamey Crescent, Campbell.
The cyclist, a 47 year-old man from Pearce, was conveyed by ACT Ambulance [...]
A 31-year-old NSW man had his vehicle seized by police following a burnout last night (Tuesday, February 5).
Around 7.25pm police were on a routine patrol in Belconnen when they witnessed a white Holden SS Crewman utility turn from Market Street onto Benjamin Way, adjacent to the Belconnen Police Station.
Police observed the vehicle conduct a burnout [...]
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Police are questioning a Karabar High School student, after a 15 y.o boy was rushed to hospital with stab wounds to his thigh and abdomen.
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ACT Policing has expressed its disappointment following a spate of property damage involving local businesses in the Weston Creek area.
Over the past month police have attended several incidents of property damage, the latest involving the Weston Creek Children’s Centre and McDonald’s Weston.
Around 10.20am on Saturday (February 2) police were called to the Weston Creek Children’s [...]
ACT Policing will be targeting speeding motorists during the month of February 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.
Acting Traffic Operations Superintendent Rod Anderson said drivers who [...]
ACT Policing is investigating an incident at Kowen Forest where a boundary fence was cut by two men riding trail bikes.
About 1.50pm last Tuesday (January 29), two men were captured on camera cutting the boundary fence at Kowen Forest. Incidents such as these are an ongoing threat to livestock on the property.
One of the men [...]
ACT Policing is urging residents of Narrabundah to be on the look-out for suspicious persons and activity after a rise in reports of property damage offences.
Between 1 December 2012 and 27 January 2013, police received 11 reports from members of the public who had their tyres slashed or damaged.
Acting Officer-in-Charge of Woden Police Station, Sergeant [...]
ACT Policing is seeking witnesses to a vehicle fire in McGregor last night (Sunday, February 3).
At 7.30pm, police attended Bowden Place after receiving reports of a Holden Rodeo alight at the location.
ACT Fire and Rescue extinguished the vehicle fire. They were unable to establish a point of ignition for the fire, and the cause of [...]