Braddon bag snatchers

johnboy 27 June 2011 9

ACT Policing is seeking witnesses to a robbery in Braddon yesterday afternoon (Sunday, 26 June).

Around 5.40pm a man was standing at the rear of his car on Currong Street when an unknown person grabbed him from behind. The man pulled the bag from his shoulder which fell to the ground. The offender ran towards Braddon and was pursued by the victim, leaving the bag on the ground.

After giving up his pursuit the victim turned back to his car and saw a second man pick the bag up and run through Jerrilderie Court.

One of the offenders is described as tall and thin, wearing a grey coloured beanie

Police are appealing for anyone who may have witnessed the robbery yesterday to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000, or via the Crime Stoppers website on www.act.crimestoppers.com.au. Information can be provided anonymously.

[Courtesy ACT Policing]


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Jivrashia Jivrashia 11:56 am 28 Jun 11

Sophisticated mugging in Canberra?
*shakes head*

What happened to the good ol’ threat of violence and actually carrying it out regardless of whether the victim complies.

Stevian Stevian 10:36 am 28 Jun 11

Captain RAAF said :

and just think, if this poor victim had had say, a Colt .45, he’d still have his precious man-bag and we’d be down two thieving druggo’s!

Obligatory Dick-head comment noted. The victim’s gun would most likely be in the bag that was snatched.

Most gunshot wounds are self inflicted. Go ahead save us the troublre

fgzk fgzk 10:25 am 28 Jun 11

Captain RAAF said :

and just think, if this poor victim had had say, a Colt .45, he’d still have his precious man-bag and we’d be down two thieving druggo’s!

Captmarinesniper points out exactly why having guns in the community is a bad idea. They fall into the hands of criminals. Why bag snatch when you have easy access to guns.

homeone homeone 10:19 am 28 Jun 11

Captain RAAF said :

and just think, if this poor victim had had say, a Colt .45, he’d still have his precious man-bag and we’d be down two thieving druggo’s!

The .45 was in the bag.

Thumper Thumper 9:18 am 28 Jun 11

One of the offenders is described as tall and thin, wearing a grey coloured beanie

In Braddon? Nah, come on…

Captain RAAF Captain RAAF 8:09 am 28 Jun 11

and just think, if this poor victim had had say, a Colt .45, he’d still have his precious man-bag and we’d be down two thieving druggo’s!

LSWCHP LSWCHP 10:39 pm 27 Jun 11

So it’s now acdeptable for blokes to wear bags that can be snatched by crims? I don’t believe it…mutter mutter…spirit of the Anzacs betrayed …mumble…what’s the world coming to…sputter…

Watson Watson 5:11 pm 27 Jun 11

*One of the offenders is described as tall and thin, wearing a grey coloured beanie*

Well, that narrows it down, doesn’t it.

Queen_of_the_Bun Queen_of_the_Bun 4:27 pm 27 Jun 11

Man bags. Crime against fashion.

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