ACT Policing is investigating an aggravated robbery which occurred in Belconnen last night (Monday, November 18).
Around 10.10pm a man was walking along Hennessy Street when he was confronted by a man holding a knife.
The man threatened the victim with the knife and the victim dropped his backpack, causing his wallet to fall to the ground.
The offender took the wallet and ran off in the direction of Eastern Valley Way.
The offender is described as African in appearance approximately 185cm (6’1”) tall with an average build. He was wearing an orange hooded jumper with the hood pulled over his head and long pants.
Police are investigating whether the aggravated robbery overnight has any links to two aggravated robberies which occurred in Belconnen on Friday night (November 15) and Sunday (November 17) night last week.
Anyone who may have seen men matching the description or has knowledge which may assist police with the investigation is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or via www.act.crimestoppers.com.au. Information can be provided anonymously.
[Courtesy ACT Policing]