ACT Policing is seeking witnesses after a ram raid took place at the PETstock store in Iron Knob Street, Fyshwick early this morning (Monday, 11 April).
Around 2.45am police attended the premises after reports that a truck had crashed into the store.
Police were quickly at the location and saw a large yellow back-hoe had been driven through the front doors causing significant damage. The back-hoe is believed to have been stolen from the building site next door to the store.
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Damage to the front doors and building has been estimated at around $100,000.
Police are urging anyone who witnessed the incident to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000, or via the Crime Stoppers website on www.act.crimestoppers.com.au.