Gordon IGA and Calwell Woolies rolled at knifepoint

johnboy 14 July 2012

ACT Policing is investigating two aggravated robberies in Canberra’s south last night (Friday, July 13).

Around 8pm, a man armed with a knife entered the IGA supermarket in Gordon and demanded cash. He was given an amount of cash and left the store on foot.

The man is described as approximately 178cm (5’10”) tall, with a medium build. He was wearing a black hooded jumper, black pants, white shoes, a white balaclava and white gloves. He was last seen running towards Fingleton Crescent in Gordon.

In a separate incident around 8.35pm, a man entered the Woolworths supermarket in Calwell and approached an employee, demanding cash from the register. He was given an amount of cash and ran out of the supermarket.

The man was described as approximately 183cm (6’) tall, aged in his twenties, with a thin to medium build and was wearing a white and blue chequered hooded jumper and long pants. He was last seen running past the Calwell Tavern.

No one was injured in either of the aggravated robberies.

Anyone who witnessed either of the aggravated robberies or anyone with information which can assist the investigations is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000, or via the website at www.act.crimestoppers.com.au. Information can be provided anonymously.

[Courtesy ACT Policing]

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