ACT Policing is investigating an aggravated robbery which occurred in Melba in the early hours of this morning (Saturday, September 14).
About 1.30am, a white Hyundai Excel approached the front of the 7/11 store and a man exited the vehicle. He then kicked and forced his way into the store.
Upon seeing this, a staff member sought refuge in a staff room at the back of the store before the offender attempted to unsuccessfully force his way into the room.
The offender then climbed the counter and took a small sum of cash. A second offender then entered the store to assist the man before they both fled.
The first offender was wearing a grey hooded jumper, black tracksuit pants, and a black bandana to cover his face.
The second male was wearing a white hooded jumper, dark Adidas tracksuit pants and concealed his face.
Anyone who was in the vicinity of Melba 7/11 at the time of the incident and may be able to assist police is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or via www.act.crimestoppers.com.au. Information can be provided anonymously.
Please see attached CCTV images of the offenders.
[Courtesy ACT Policing]