3 February 2023

Hunt underway for five people allegedly involved in 'significant criminal damage' in ACT

| Claire Fenwicke
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One of the five people police believe have been targeting homes and businesses across Canberra and regional NSW. Photo: ACT Policing.

Police have released images of five people they believe have caused “significant criminal damage” to multiple Canberra businesses and homes in recent months.

Officers believe the suspects regularly move between the ACT and regional NSW, including the Riverina and Central West, to avoid capture.

“Police believe that they are also responsible for several vehicle thefts and are currently driving without licences,” an ACT Policing statement said.

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It’s believed the five people are engaged in targeted crime and have been seeking out homes and businesses to rob.

“Police believe they target homes that appear to be an easy target in an effort to regularly steal vehicles,” the statement said.

“These vehicles are then being used to allegedly commit commercial burglaries and have been involved in multiple fail-to-stop incidents on Canberra roads.

“Their offending is opportunistic and has occurred at all times of the day and night.”

ACT Policing is working with Monaro, Hume and Riverina police commands to locate these people.

Anyone with information about the identity of these five people or their location, is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000, using reference number 7336308.

Information can be provided anonymously.

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Hi Capital Retro. See the second image has 5 white dots at the bottom. Swipe to see all the images.

Capital Retro8:32 am 04 Feb 23

Thanks for that. I thought they were part of the T-shirt motifs.

Capital Retro1:07 pm 03 Feb 23

It says the police have released images of 5 people but only two are shown here.

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