A group of knife-carrying teenagers or young men went on a burglary spree across four suburbs early on Christmas morning.
Police said Criminal Investigations detectives were investigating the series of burglaries and attempted burglaries in Curtin, Isaacs, Fadden and Macarthur that occurred between 2 am and 5 am on Christmas morning.
Between four and eight participants carried out the burglaries, and in some instances threatened residents at knifepoint.
They stole a gold Subaru Outback station wagon from one home as well as Christmas presents, and then drove the vehicle to other addresses to commit further offences.
Police are seeking any witnesses, dash-cam footage or any other information about these incidents.
Anyone with information that can assist police is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000, or via the Crime Stoppers ACT website. Please quote 6996555. Information can be provided anonymously.