ACT Policing is seeking witnesses who have not yet spoken to police in relation to an armed robbery at the IGA Supermarket in Hackett last night (Thursday, March 8).
About 6 pm two men entered the store, which had a number of staff and customers, demanding money from the cash registers. One of the men was armed with a long arm firearm and threatened the staff members to open the tills. The staff members complied with the demands and the men fled with a sum of cash.
The first man is described as Caucasian in appearance, medium build, between 175 cm to 185 cm tall (5’9” – 6’), aged in his 20s with an Australian accent. He was wearing a ski mask or similar, a dark-coloured jumper and light blue or grey jeans.
The second man is described as Caucasian in appearance, with a slim build and approximately 183 cm tall (6’). He was wearing a dark-coloured jumper, grey Adidas sweat pants with stripes down the side, white/grey sneakers and had his face covered with an item of clothing.
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Anyone who may be able to assist with the investigation is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000, or via the Crime Stoppers website on www.act.crimestoppers.com.au. Information can be provided anonymously.