ACT Policing is seeking witnesses to an aggravated robbery in Glebe Park last night (Wednesday, 2 March).
Around 10pm, three males aged 56, 31, 22 and a female aged 29 were walking home through Glebe Park when they were approached by four males and a female requesting a cigarette.
One of the male victims gave a cigarette to a male offender who then requested money. When the victims refused, the offenders attacked them.
Two of the victims were struck over the head with bottles, while the other victims were kicked and punched. The offenders stole the victims’ wallets, phones and bags, then fled the scene on foot in an unknown direction.
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The female offender was described as being Caucasian, of average height with a skinny build and blonde hair. All male offenders were described as Caucasian; one tall in height with short hair, and another in his late teens or early twenties wearing shorts and a grey “hoodie”. No descriptions could be provided for the other two male offenders.
Police investigations are ongoing and further information will be provided as it becomes available. Three of the victims received treatments in hospital and were released a short time later.
Witnesses who were in the Glebe Park area at that time of the incident and may have seen the offenders, or persons matching these description, are urged 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.