18 December 2019

Bag-snatcher robs woman in Curtin Place

| Dominic Giannini
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ACT Police, police

Police are appealing for anyone with information about a robbery in Curtin Place on Tuesday morning to come forward. Photo: File.

A woman had her handbag snatched on Tuesday morning (December 17) in Curtin Place by a man who ran off down Strangways Street.

The man approached the woman as she headed towards her parked car just before 8:00 am, grabbing her handbag and fleeing the scene, possibly towards Nelson Place, police say.

Police have described the man as having a thin build, and say he was wearing a black hoodie, dark coloured jeans, trainers and had the lower half of his face covered with a bandana.

Police are urging anyone who witnessed the robbery, or who has phone, dash-cam or CCTV footage filmed in the area between 7.20 and 8.20 am on Tuesday morning to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000, or via the Crime Stoppers ACT website and quote the reference number 6474072.

Information can be provided anonymously.

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