ACT Policing is seeking witnesses to an aggravated robbery which occurred at Canberra Cellars in Belconnen last night (Monday, June 11).
About 10.55pm a man entered the store on Luxton Street in Belconnen armed with a knife. He approached a staff member and demanded he place the till into a black duffel bag he had placed on the counter. The staff member complied with the demand and placed the tray from the till containing a sum of cash into the bag. The offender then left the store and was seen running towards Totterdell Street.
The offender is described as approximately 183cm (6’) tall, with a slim build. He was wearing a dark coloured hooded jumper, dark coloured pants and had a white mask covering his face. He was also wearing a pair of white gloves.
Anyone who may have witnessed any suspicious activity near Canberra Cellars in Belconnen around 11.00pm last night or is able to assist 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.