ACT Policing is investigating an alleged robbery which occurred in Griffith this afternoon (Sunday, June 9).
About 12.05pm, a man entered the Shop-Rite store. He threatened staff, demanding cash.
The staff member complied, handing over a small sum of cash. The offender left the store on foot, in the direction of Throsby Street.
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The offender is described as Caucasian, with pale, bad skin. He is about 170cm (5’7”) tall with a thin build. He is believed to be 35-40 years of age. He has crooked teeth and his speech was slurred.
During the robbery, the offender was wearing a grey windcheater, dark tracksuit pants with white stripes down the side, gloves and white shoes with a black band.
Anyone who was in the vicinity of Griffith Shops at the time of the incident and may be able to assist police is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or via www.act.crimestoppers.com.au. Information can be provided anonymously.
If you have concerns over the security of your business ACT Policing has Business Liaison Officers that can provide information on ways to prevent crime. To speak with one of our officers call 6256 7777.
[Courtesy ACT Policing]