ACT Policing are investigating an aggravated robbery at a hairdressing salon last night (Wednesday, June 8).
About 7pm, a man entered the salon on Coranderrk Street in the City. The man approached the front counter while carrying a knife and demanded money from the female store owner. The store owner opened the till and the offender took a sum of money before leaving the store in the direction of Glebe Park.
The offender is described as African in appearance, approximately 168cm (5’6”) tall with a stocky build. He was wearing a tan coloured zip up knitted sweater, grey coloured jeans and black gloves. He had a tan coloured stocking pulled over his head with a black balaclava pulled over the stocking. The offender had a distinctive South African accent.
Anyone who was in the area at the time or who may be able to assist police with the investigation are asked 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.