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Family carjacked in Braddon

By johnboy - 5 April 2013 17

ACT Policing has arrested a 27-year-old Narrabundah man after he stole a vehicle last night (Thursday, April 4).

Around 8pm a woman and her two children were in the car at Braddon Seven Eleven petrol station when the alleged offender approached them, demanding they exit the vehicle.

The family complied with the alleged offender, who drove away. The victim immediately contacted police. Nobody was injured during the incident.

Around 8.20pm police observed the stolen vehicle in Lyons. The alleged offender was arrested and conveyed to the ACT Watch House.

The man will appear before the ACT Magistrates Court today, charged with stealing a motor vehicle, driving under the influence of alcohol and driving unlicensed. Police will oppose bail.

[Courtesy ACT Policing]

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17 Responses to
Family carjacked in Braddon
Grrrr 10:59 am 07 Apr 13

20 minutes after having a car stolen, the police locate it a number of K’s away and arrest the thief? That’s a job well done, right there.

bundah 11:49 pm 06 Apr 13

We now hear that Jones was under investigation in relation to a number of other crimes and further charges are expected to be laid. Jones was also facing charges of breaching a protection order and had 148 criminal entries against his name.So for the time being no bail for Saint Jones.

Oh and Cantoangel as the Porker said people with modified cars are not criminals.Actually apart from a few who are known to be drug dealers the vast majority work for a living.

Pork Hunt 10:25 pm 06 Apr 13

Cantoangel said :

I saw a whole bunch of people with modified cars congregating at the Seven Eleven last night, I wonder if this scum was part of that crowd.

People with modified cars are not criminals. Could have been part of a bunch of people with crochet hooks and quilts I saw congregating though.

Cantoangel 8:42 pm 06 Apr 13

I saw a whole bunch of people with modified cars congregating at the Seven Eleven last night, I wonder if this scum was part of that crowd.

Pork Hunt 6:06 pm 05 Apr 13

Maybe he just needed to get home? I’m sure the court will hear about his dissatisfaction with Action busses and their time table on a Thursday evening…

farnarkler 5:16 pm 05 Apr 13

I hope she had a couple of nasty friends in the courtroom today who’ll give the scumbag a slap when he no doubt gets out on bail.

dpm 4:50 pm 05 Apr 13

switch said :

justjbhere said :

dpm said :

It’s probably the victim’s fault for flaunting their car at the oppressed individual.

What a silly thing to say. She did everything right to save her and her kids from coming to some harm.

I think your sarcasm detector needs adjustment.

Tick! 🙂

switch 4:24 pm 05 Apr 13

justjbhere said :

dpm said :

It’s probably the victim’s fault for flaunting their car at the oppressed individual.

What a silly thing to say. She did everything right to save her and her kids from coming to some harm.

I think your sarcasm detector needs adjustment.

bundah 4:02 pm 05 Apr 13

As usual the gutless POS will always target women and children.Grrrrr off with his head!

bikhet 3:46 pm 05 Apr 13

PBO said :

Did he have a weapon? Or was it through the sheer power of suggestion?

Who cares? One woman and two kids isn’t exactly the SAS.

thebrownstreak69 3:31 pm 05 Apr 13

What a dirty scumbag, ripping a car off a mum and kids. I hope he goes into the clink.

Jivrashia 3:01 pm 05 Apr 13

PBO said :

Did he have a weapon? Or was it through the sheer power of suggestion?

Two children present. A threat to wring their throat would have been enough.

In fact if low life crims catches on to it then parents with young children will become high on the hit list.

justjbhere 2:57 pm 05 Apr 13

dpm said :

It’s probably the victim’s fault for flaunting their car at the oppressed individual.

What a silly thing to say. She did everything right to save her and her kids from coming to some harm. PBO, I was there when he was arrested and no, he didn’t have a weapon. He was hiding under a car when the officers arrested him. Thankfully for the woman, it looks like the car is fine.

PBO 2:22 pm 05 Apr 13

Did he have a weapon? Or was it through the sheer power of suggestion?

dpm 2:13 pm 05 Apr 13

It’s probably the victim’s fault for flaunting their car at the oppressed individual. Give him some public housing and his own car please, Mr Justice. That’ll fix it! hahaha!

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