A 25-year-old man has been charged after three homes in the Woden area were broken into and robbed on the same night.
At about 3:30 am on 10 June, police received reports three men had broken into a Weston residence while the homeowners were inside. CCTV showed three men stealing personal belongings, including credit cards and car keys.
A second burglary occurred at about 4:25 am in Duffy, where a Mercedes Benz E250 was stolen while the homeowners were sleeping. Police were able to secure CCTV video of the incident.
A third home was targeted at about 5 am in Duffy when a Volkswagen Golf was stolen. The homeowner woke up to the sound of someone breaking in and was able to give police CCTV footage.
When police watched the videos, they said they identified the men had been in possession of what appeared to be a handgun during each incident.
The 25-year-old man was arrested yesterday and charged with a range of offences in connection with these incidents, including three counts of aggravated burglary, multiple theft offences and driving a stolen motor vehicle without consent.
Police continue to search for the other men and the handgun.
Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000, with reference 7131508.