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Knife wielded in Holt home invasion Police Wrap

Ian Bushnell 2 December 2019
ACT Policing has reported that two people were held at knifepoint at a Holt residence on Sunday sight At about 8:25 pm last night two people, one armed with a knife, forced entry to the home and made demands of the occupants, while a third person waited outside. The three...

Man robs Holt IGA armed with broken bottle Police Wrap

Lachlan Roberts 23 October 2019
Police are calling for witnesses following an aggravated robbery at the Holt IGA last night. At around 8:00 pm, a man with his faced covered and dressed in dark clothing entered the IGA in Holt and threatened staff with a broken bottle. The staff complied with his demands and a...

Armed man breaks into Holt home Police Wrap

Lachlan Roberts 27 September 2019
Police are calling for witnesses to come forward after a man armed with a gun broke into a Holt home on Wednesday night (25 September). Around 8:00 pm, an armed man in a black hoodie forced entry to the home and made demands of the two occupants. He fled a...

‘The Great Australian Dream’ on offer in this classic Holt home Property

Pete McPhillips 1 August 2019
Don't forget about the classic, Aussie family home. That's the message real estate agents are reminding potential buyers amidst the flurry of apartment purchases in Canberra. With a home like this in Holt, you can definitely understand why they spruik this message, too. Andrew Lonsdale from Ray White Canberra says the...

Officer injured during hit and run in Holt Police Wrap

Lachlan Roberts 30 July 2019
A police officer has suffered minor injuries after a hit and run on Tuesday afternoon (30 July). Around 1:10 pm, a blue Mitsubishi ASX and an ACT Policing motorcycle were involved in a collision on Drake-Brockman Drive, Holt. The driver of the Mitsubishi failed to stop and exchange details and left...

Legally blind Holt man refused rideshare among one in two Guide Dog owners denied rights News

Glynis Quinlan 28 April 2019 22
Scott Grimley from Holt knows what it’s like to be refused access to a service or place because of his Guide Dog. Declared legally blind in 1998 due to the hereditary eye disease Retinitis Pigmentosa, Scott received his first Guide Dog (a black Labrador named Dudley) 12 months ago and...

Man to face court over alleged robbery of Holt liquor store Police Wrap

Lachlan Roberts 28 November 2018
A 23-year-old man will face the ACT Magistrates Court today (28 November), charged with aggravated robbery after two males robbed a liquor store at knifepoint last night. Around 7:45 pm, police attended a liquor store in Holt following a report a 23-year-old and a minor stole a carton of alcohol....

Police seek witnesses of aggravated robbery at Holt service station Police Wrap

Lachlan Roberts 14 August 2018
Police are seeking witnesses to an aggravated robbery at the 7-Eleven service station in Holt after a man threatened a staff member with a knife on Monday night (13 August). Around 10 pm, a man wearing a black balaclava and armed with a knife entered the service station and made demands...

Three men with sawn-off shotgun steal cash in targeted Holt home invasion Police Wrap

Lachlan Roberts 31 May 2018
Police are appealing to the public for help as they search for three men who were involved in a home invasion in Holt on Sunday, 4 March. About 7:15 pm, two men entered a home on Flack Street with a sawn-off shotgun and demanded cash while a third man remained in...

Holt grass fire – now under control News

Lachlan Roberts 9 February 2018
UPDATE AT 3.32 PM: The grass fire is now under control. ACT Fire & Rescue resources are being released from the scene and being handed over to the ACT Rural Fire Service to dampen down the fire ground. The fire is now at ADVICE level. ___________________________________________________________________________________________ An out of control...

Police issue CCTV footage of Holt 7-Eleven hold-up News

Charlotte Harper 14 February 2017
ACT Policing has released CCTV footage of an aggravated robbery at the 7-Eleven Service Station on Hardwick Crescent in Holt on Sunday, January 22, 2017 in a bid to encourage witnesses to come forward. Around 10pm, a male entered the store and threatened staff before making demands for cash. He...

13yo boy hit by truck at Holt, rushed to hospital News

Charlotte Harper 26 July 2016
A 13-year-old boy has been rushed to hospital after being struck by a truck at the corner of Hardwick Crescent and Flack Street near Kingsford Smith School in Holt at around 8.30am this morning. The ACT Ambulance Service was alerted to the incident just after 8.30am. The boy was assessed...

Man arrested over shooting in Holt Police Wrap

Charlotte Harper 11 January 2016
ACT Policing have arrested a 26-year-old man over the shooting of another man in the leg in an apartment complex in Holt shortly before 8.15pm last night. The victim was treated at The Canberra Hospital. His alleged attacker was arrested soon after the incident and taken to the ACT Watch...

A look around Canberra – Holt Community

Alexandra Craig 23 October 2015 4
The Belconnen suburb of Holt is one of the further west suburbs in the region, in amongst Latham, Higgins, and Macgregor. The suburb was named after former Australian Prime Minister Harold Holt who was taken by a Chinese submarine presumed drowned at a Victorian beach after he went for a swim and...

Holt 7-Eleven robbed Police Wrap

Canfan 17 July 2015
ACT Policing is seeking witnesses to an aggravated robbery in Holt on Wednesday (15 July). About 4.50am, a man entered the Seven Eleven store on Hardwick Crescent, Holt. The man approached the cashier, demanding cash and holding a knife. The offender fled on foot with a sum of cash and...

Holt service station robbed News

Canfan 19 June 2015
ACT Policing is seeking witnesses to an aggravated robbery that occurred at the Caltex Service Station in Holt yesterday (Thursday 18 June). About 9.45pm, a man armed with a knife approached and threatened a store attendant outside the service station demanding that he enter the store and give him money....

Fire in Holt deemed suspicious Police Wrap

Canfan 28 December 2014
ACT Policing has deemed a fire at the Kippax Halal Markets on Monday, December 15, as suspicious. Around 1am on December 15, police and ACT Fire and Rescue attended the shop after a number of people observed smoke coming from the roof cavity of the centre. ACT Fire and Rescue...

Gas leak at Kingsford Smith School at Holt News

Canfan 7 August 2014 2
A second school gas leak this morning - Firefighters are responding to a gas leak at the Kingsford Smith School, Starke Street and Hardwick Crescent, Holt. Two pumpers and one Commander from ACT Fire & Rescue are responding to reports of a gas leak in the school gymnasium. (ESA Media...

Witnesses sought; Holt aggravated robbery Police Wrap

Canfan 16 June 2014
ACT Policing is seeking witnesses to the aggravated robbery of a Service Station in Holt last night (Sunday, June 15). About 8.30pm, a man entered the Caltex Service Station on Hardwick Crescent, Holt, and approached the counter and demanded cash from a member of staff. When the staff member did...

Police arrest teen following elderly Holt woman’s robbery Police Wrap

Canfan 2 June 2014
A NSW teenager will face court this morning following the alleged robbery of an elderly woman in Holt on April 7. The 88-year-old woman was walking into a unit complex on Hardwick Crescent, Holt when a male knocked her to the ground and took her handbag from the walking frame...

Holt mugging News

johnboy 14 January 2014 2
ACT Policing is seeking witnesses to an aggravated robbery in Holt on Sunday night (January 12). About 9.30pm a 30-year-old man was walking along Luke Street in Holt, behind the Kippax Uniting Church, when he was approached by four male youths, one of whom demanded his wallet and phone. The...

Holt grass fire News

johnboy 5 November 2013
ACT Fire & Rescue and the ACT Rural Fire Service is working to extinguish a grass fire burning near Drake-Brockman Drive, Holt. The Bushfire Alert and Warning Level for this fire has been set at ADVICE. ACT Fire & Rescue and the ACT Rural Fire Service has five units on...

Holt desperado News

johnboy 27 October 2013 1
ACT Policing is seeking witnesses to an aggravated robbery which occurred at Hardwick Crescent, Holt near the Magpies Sports Club yesterday afternoon (Saturday, October 26). Around 5.00pm a man approached a woman from behind, threatened her with a knife before obtaining her keys. The offender unsuccessfully attempted to gain entry...

Mayor Rattenbury takes another swing at Holt traffic News

johnboy 31 July 2013 20
Dark suspicions and much angst has surrounded the ACT Government's work on traffic calming in West Belconnen. Today Shane Rattenbury has announced more tweaking: The results of a residential street improvement study in Holt along with feedback from community consultation have identified a need for some new traffic calming solutions...

Disability Forum in Holt News

Barcham 23 July 2013
Belconnen Community Services are hosting a one day workship with world renowned disability advocates John O’Brien & Connie Lyle O’Brien on Tuesday the 30th of July, from 9:00am to 5:00pm, at the Holt Community Centre. The forum will cost $60, however if you are living with disability, or a family...

Caucasian with a knife driving a white Commodore in Holt News

johnboy 13 July 2013 13
ACT Policing is investigating an aggravated robbery which occurred in Holt this morning (Saturday, July 13). About 11am the alleged offender, a man, entered the Spar Supermarket in Holt armed with a knife. He threatened staff, demanding cash and cigarettes. The staff member complied, handing over a sum of cash...

Arson strikes in Holt and Fadden News

johnboy 27 January 2013 2
In a very un-Australian act, arsonists have struck again in the early hours of Saturday morning (January 26), this time in Holt and Fadden. ACT Policing is investigating two incidents of arson, the first, a grass fire in the bush land off Foxton Circuit Fadden, behind the Holy Family Primary...

No charges laid over Holt sexual assault investigation News

johnboy 8 November 2012 36
The investigation into the abduction and sexual assault of a 16-year-old girl in Holt on September 15, 2012 has been finalised, with no charges to be laid by ACT Policing. Police have identified the person pictured in the facefit. This person has assisted police with enquiries. ACT Policing would like...

The Holt traffic shambles rolls on News

johnboy 7 November 2012 10
Roads ACT Director Tony Gill is explaining that with the Spofforth Street speed pillows directing traffic every other way in Holt he's going to try and figure out what's going on there: The ACT Government recently completed a post-construction evaluation of the effectiveness of the speed cushions on Spofforth Street...

How do you like the Parkview complex in Holt? Lifestyle

Zombie 25 October 2012 16
Hi, I was wondering if anybody could please tell me how is it like to live in the Parkview complex in Holt, or around that Kippax shops area. Thanks heaps!

Recognise the Holt rapist? [Facefit] News

johnboy 25 September 2012 28
ACT Policing has released a facefit of a man alleged to have sexually assaulted a 16-year-old girl on Saturday September 15 in Holt. About 5.30pm, a 16-year-old girl was running along Spofforth Street in Holt, listening to music via her earphones, when she was grabbed from behind and dragged into...

Hunting the Holt rapists News

johnboy 17 September 2012 79
ACT Policing’s Criminal Investigations is investigating a sexual assault which occurred on Saturday evening (September 15) in Holt. About 5.30pm, a 16-year-old girl was running along Spofforth Street in Holt, listening to music via her earphones, when she was grabbed from behind and dragged into a Ford Falcon sedan, possibly...

Victory declared over the Holt raceway News

johnboy 30 August 2012 37
Chief Minister Gallagher has proudly announced success in calming the West Belconnen leadfeet of Spofforth Street (How you could name a street after Fred "The Demon Bowler" Spofforth and not expect people to try and go fast is a mystery). "The Spofforth Street traffic calming measures were introduced following complaints...

Concrete Islands at the New Traffic Lights in Holt – Logic please?!!! News

Chups 21 August 2012 27
Why have the concrete islands at the new traffic lights in Holt been installed in a manner that forces all traffic heading East on Southern Cross Drive to merge down to one lane before those cars wanting to turn left into Florey Drive can exit into the very short slip...
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