We’re getting multiple reports of some sort of armed holdup on Alinga Street in Civic.
More as it comes to hand.
UPDATE 20/07/12 15:32: Jazz has sent in the above photograph from the scene.
UPDATE 20/07/12 16:02:
And another one from Neil. The police media unit is yet to reply to our email.
UPDATE 20/07/12 17:08: Police media now have a media release out:
ACT Policing is investigating an aggravated robbery that occurred at the Westpac bank in Alinga Street, Canberra City today.
Around 3.00pm, a man entered the Westpac premises with what appeared to be a firearm and demanded money from the teller.
The teller handed over a sum of cash whereby the offender then left the premises.
The alleged offender is described as Caucasian in appearance, approximately 165cm (5’5”), wearing a hat, dark jacket and a scarf across his face.
ACT Policing is at the scene and are investigating the incident.
Anyone who may have seen a man fitting this description in the area is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000, or via www.act.crimestoppers.com.au. Information can be provided anonymously.